For ALS 1…Choose one article from the http://www.newsela.com website that DOES NOT HAVE A QUIZ to respond, either agreeing with or disagreeing with the article’s message. First, summarize the article in one paragraph, being sure not to plagiarize. Then, explain why you either agree with or disagree with the article’s message. Be sure to use specifics and details from the article. Don’t just go off on a “tangent,” but stick to the points the article makes and respond in a second, well-written paragraph.
Explain which of the two stories you read last Monday and Tuesday was the better example of literary fiction. Defend your choice with specific reasons and details from the text that support your decision. Use the background information from the beginning of the chapter “Evaluating Fiction” to rationalize your answer.