Calling all READERS!!! This cold weather is CRAZY and you might be going CRAZY all couped up indoors. So, I chose some great informational articles to go along with our Southeast Tour in Social Studies for you to read and enjoy while you are at home today. Follow the directions below to share your great mind work after enjoying these fascinating articles on NEWSELA. 1. Go to your NEWSELA account on safari by typing in www.newsela.com. You should be logged in, but in case you aren't, remember your login is your school login and password we use to login to our ipads and school computers. 2. Choose two of the articles to read that I assigned to our class. 3. Come back to this activity tab and click the button to post your thinking. 4. Click on the button to type a "Cross-Text" summary of both articles. Remember, cross text means to write about what was similar and different between the two texts. 5. Click the twice to post your activity.