Use "The President's Speech to Students" on pages 24-25 to help answer the following questions! R.A.C.E. 1. What do you think President Obama's point of view toward young people is? Support your response with at least one piece of evidence from the speech. 2. Read this sentence from the speech: "You will be the ones that are charting the course of our unwritten history." Find the example of figurative language and explain its meaning in this context. 3. Imagine that President Obama met a student who had a bad report card. Based on what you have read in his speech, write out the conversation you think he is likely to have with the student. 4. Do you think this speech is timeless or would need to be changed for today's students or for future students? Support your ideas with evidence from the passage.
Use "The Mysterious Marfa Lights" on pages 24-25 to help answer the following questions! 1. What is the central idea of this article? How is this idea developed throughout the text? 2. What is the meaning of "superior" in the scientific term "superior mirage"? 3. How do the italicized sentences in paragraph 4 help develop a key idea of the article? 4. Write an objective (NO OPINIONS) summary of the article. Be sure to include relevant details from the text.
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