VIA: Reading Literature like a Journalist

CNL News Lesson

Lesson Outline

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The aim of this lesson is to have students examine their reading of fiction for passivity. Once students have identified passivity in their reading, they can begin to use strategies such as verification, independence and accountability to begin reading more critically.