Special Collection: Top Stories for Teaching Text Evidence
Teacher-approved stories, lesson plans, and activities for exploring text evidence in your classroom
This short nonfiction text explores current and future artificial intelligence and robotics technology.
Learning objective: to support a claim with text evidence
In this gripping story, students learn about the infamous 1962 escape from Alcatraz prison.
Learning objective: to evaluate evidence presented in an article
This gripping article explores one of the greatest mysteries in American history: What happened to Amelia Earhart?
Learning Objective: to evaluate the evidence for various theories about Amelia Earhart’s disappearance and to write an essay explaining which theory is most convincing
A gripping play based on Frank Stockton’s classic story “The Lady, or the Tiger?”—sure to inspire passionate debate in your classroom!
Learning Objective: to draw a conclusion based on evidence in a story
Could This Robot From Star Wars Ever Exist?: ©Lucasfilm/Entertainment Pictures/ZUMAPRESS.com; The History of Teeth: razyph/123RF.com; Escape From Alcatraz: Gary Hanna; Vanished: Smithsonian Institution/NASA; The Choice: Gary Hanna