Challenge your students with this 1000 L reading passage about superstitions. This text can be used with students at any time of the year, but is particularly relevant when Friday the 13th rolls around. ( In 2017, there will be one in January and one in October). This product gives students an informational text to read about the superstitions, and activities that go with the reading. The no-prep format allows you to print it out and hand to the students, which also makes it ideal for days when you need an emergency lesson for a substitute.
This packet contains:
Frayer model to be used for a bellringer or anticipatory set (3 versions: ESL, Gen ED, and customizable))
Informational reading passage about superstitions (2 versions -- one-sheet "paper saver" and two-page "note-taker)
Comprehension questions, including questions about text structure, fact vs opinion, and author’s purpose
Word Search with hidden message
Writing Prompt with Pre-writing guides and editing checklists
Answer keys for all activities