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Teach Text Structure for Nonfiction
Students gain a strong foundation for reading, writing, and using nonfiction through this lesson. They gain an awareness and general understanding what text structures are. Students also identify and interpret what clues they can use to identify the text structure of a piece of writing.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 43 Views 221 Downloads
THE WIDOW'S BROOM GUIDED READING LESSON
Fourth graders read an excerpt from The Widow's Broom. They go back into the text and answer a question that they composed before reading the selection. They work with a partner to re-read the text to find other examples of conclusions previously arrived at.
4th Language Arts 3 Views 14 Downloads
Predict, Draw Conclusions
Young scholars discuss times they predict what will happen next. They compare this to using the information given in a piece of literature to predict what will happen next in the story. Students listen as the teacher reads an excerpt from The Monkey's Paw.
10th - 12th Language Arts 7 Views 46 Downloads
The Summary: A Brief Edition
Sixth graders review organizational elements of informational text to locate important ideas. They enhance their skills by writing a simple citation, and evaluate one another's summaries for effectiveness. Several worksheets are included to help your writers create their summary, but the Transition Words and Phrases page is especially helpful.
6th Language Arts 16 Views 190 Downloads
Helping Students Understand Text Structures: Informational Problem/solution
What does a text say? What does it do? Good readers use these questions to help them understand the structure of a problem/solution text. Model this approach by putting a copy of the included article on an overhead (or interactive white board).
10th Language Arts 47 Views 239 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
This lesson leaves a lot to the imagination, so think twice before clicking go. Your class can choose and animal to research on the Internet. They use three informational articles to gather information, identify important details, compare and contrast, and to draw conclusions.
3rd - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 28 Downloads
Full of Hot Air
Ninth graders apply the processes of scientific investigation to determine how the number of breaths affect the distance a balloon rocket travels. Students work in groups creating a model, gathering data, drawing conclusions and communicating results.
9th Science 12 Views 35 Downloads
Analyzing Two or More Nonfiction Texts
How does recognizing the author's purpose help you draw conclusions about a topic? Using two articles (both are attached), learners brainstorm why each author wrote each article. Are their purposes similar or different? Learners use a basic T-chart to collect and organize information during a class discussion.
4th - 8th Language Arts 17 Views 279 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Building Literacy Through Character
Second graders connect reading to writing by making predictions, completing text to world connections, solving problems, and more. In this reading and writing lesson plan, 2nd graders draw conclusions after reading and write them down.
2nd Language Arts 5 Views 17 Downloads
Lesson 4: Text-to-World Connections
Making connections to the text you're reading may help build a deeper appreciation and understanding of the material. Second graders practice making text to self and text to life connections as they read two passages; one about Martin Luther King and one about American symbols.
2nd Language Arts 5 Views 12 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Drop everything and check out this amazing resource! It includes everything a teacher would need to teach a child how to summarize text and compose written summaries. It begins with goals and vocabulary and then provides page after page of research-based and evidence-based strategies that are proven to effectivly teach comprehension through summarization, sequencing, plot events, key details, and main ideas.
4th Language Arts 59 Views 53 Downloads
Child Labor in the Carolinas
Fifth graders explore child labor and how children were exploited and used in the work place. In this Industrial Revolution lesson, 5th graders research child labor by reading, looking at photographs and drawing conclusions then sharing their ideas with the class.
5th Social Studies & History 5 Views 38 Downloads
Students examine and draw conclusions from an excerpt from a slave narrative. They analyze excerpts from two recently discovered slave narratives. They draw connections among the narrative excerpts and historical texts by investigating some of the themes.
6th - 12th Language Arts 16 Views 50 Downloads
A History of Conflict
Students explore issues contributing to current tensions between Pakistan and India, drawing conclusions about how the conflict came about and where it may be heading. They Participate in an in-class "diplomacy summit"; create a scrapbook of ongoing coverage of events in Pakistan and India.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 10 Views 42 Downloads
Text Clues and Background Knowledge
Teach youngsters how to evaluate background knowledge, pictures, and context clues to draw a reasonable conclusion about a story. They practice using the discussed clues as they read the story, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst.
1st Language Arts 7 Views 22 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Apply Post-Reading Skills and Discuss Persuasive Text
Students put their reading comprehension skills to practice. In this interpreting text lesson, students read "Chief Red Jacket's Reply," and then respond to questions that require them to reason, infer, and analyze the selection.
8th - 12th Language Arts 5 Views 43 Downloads