Try Zinc's Paired Passage Set, Our Future with Robots!

This article set examines our desire to build ever-smarter machines. Wha's the future of humans if robots become as smart as we are?

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Article 1: As Robots Grow Smarter, American Workers Struggle to Keep Up, by Claire Cain Miller

Level 3 (6th-8th grade stretch text), 7 minute read, The New York Times

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Article 2: What Comes After the Turing Test?, by Gary Marcus 

Level 4 (9th-10th grade), 5 minute read, The New Yorker

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Push critical thinking and sharpen reading comprehension by challenging students to weigh multiple perspectives and identify opposing view points.