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Activity Overview


Note-taking and active reading templates are used by students to take notes while they are reading a text, and provide spaces for them to organize information. It's also helpful so that students come prepared to class discussions. For this activity, students will use the provided template to take notes on The Last Cherry Blossom as they read. Student instructions are completely customizable, and teachers can provide as much or as little guidance as they like.

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Template and Class Instructions

(These instructions are completely customizable. After clicking "Use This Assignment With My Students", update the instructions on the Edit Tab of the assignment.)



Due Date:

Objective: Take notes while reading The Last Cherry Blossom.

Student Instructions:

  1. Click “Start Assignment”.
  2. As you read, jot down notes about key events.
  3. Use bullet points, no need to write in complete sentences!

Lesson Plan Reference

Grade Level 6-8

Difficulty Level 2 (Reinforcing / Developing)

Type of Assignment Individual

Common Core Standards
  • [ELA-LITERACY/CCRA/R/1] Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.

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