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Download these PDFs of SpringBoard workshops and activities to print and try out in your classroom.

California ELA: Grade 6, Unit 1, Activity 1.3—Independent Reading

Students examine the features of a book, review how to choose an appropriate independent reading book, and set reading goals. This download includes the student activity, the teacher instructions, and an independent reading list.

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California ELA: Grade 6, Unit 2, Activity 2.11—Literature Circles

Students participate in a structured conversation with their peers where they analyze a text. This download includes the student activity and the teacher instructions.

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California ELA: Grade 7, Close Reading Workshop 1

These activities guide student through close readings of an informational/nonfiction text and a visual text. This download includes the student activity and the teacher instructions.

Download Close Reading Workshop 1 (.pdf/2.1 MB)

California ELA: Grade 7, Text Complexity Analysis Sample

For every prose text included in SpringBoard ELA, teachers can see an in-depth text complexity analysis that includes qualitative, quantitative, task and reader, and placement considerations. This example surveys an excerpt from Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

Download the text complexity analysis sample (.pdf/283 KB)