Discipline: Reading (could be used in ELA, social studies, technology courses, or other related disciplines)

Grade Level: Grade 9

Course: Advanced Reading

©Literacy Design Collaborative. September 2011

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You Can Run, but You Can't Hide!
Academic
Vocabulary
Someone who defends, supports, or promotes a cause, proposal, or the interests of another.
A form of reasoning designed to demonstrate the truth of a particular point of view. A statement offered as proof or evidence of the veracity of a point of view with the goal of persuading a reader or listener to agree.
A tendency, inclination, or outlook that encourages prejudiced judgment.
To demand as a right.
A short excerpt of text that has certain words deleted and replaced with a blank. Students read the cloze passage and fill in the missing words based on context clues within the passage. This is a method to help the teacher determine the comprehension skills of a student.
The data trail left by a person's individual actions and transmissions of information in an online environment, such as uploading pictures online, sending e-mail, posting in online forums, and so on. Also refers to the size of a person's online presence in social media.
Information and publicly available data about a person that is not generated by that person; for instance, information collected through names on mailing lists, credit card purchase history, surveillance footage, and so on.
An opinion article on a topical issue written by an editor or publisher.
Facts, information, or something that provides proof to support whether a belief is true or valid.
A brainstorming activity. A student folds a sheet of paper in half and writes a list of the facts he or she already knows about the topic in one column (Give One). Then, the student meets with a partner and they share their ideas. Each student adds new information into the second (Get One) column.
The process by which a bill becomes a law in the U.S. Congress.
Expression of resistance or dissent; a group of competitors, such as a rival political party, who opposes something.
To restate in another form or different words, often to make the meaning more clear or to reflect in one’s own words what another has already stated.
To copy or imitate another’s work (ideas, language, thoughts, etc.) and present it as one’s own original work.
A state of being free from observation or intrusion by other people.
To prove that something or someone is wrong or false by use of evidence or through an argument.
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