Table of Contents Teacher Resources
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Using Text Features
Investigate a "table of contents" with your students! They read the table of contents in Deserts by Darlene R. Stille and predict where the answers to specific questions might be found. Learners complete a worksheet in which they find answers to questions and record the page number on which the answer can be located.
2nd - 3rd Science 45 Views 111 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Plan Writing for an Informational Text
If you have a few minutes to spare in your informational text lesson, use a video about planning your writing. Helpful graphics, such as a KWL chart, and narration show fourth graders how to use a table of contents to write their informational text and put the lesson in the context of the entire writing process.
4 mins 4th Language Arts 7 Views 7 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Nonfiction Books: Table of Contents and Index
How do you find what you're looking for when reading a nonfiction book? Even first graders can learn how to use a table of contents and an index. They use the provided images of each to locate information and answer nine questions.
1st Language Arts 19 Views 69 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Textbook Search: Finding What You Need
Get your class acquainted with nonfiction textbooks with a useful scavenger hunt-like activity. After you review the purposes and locations of book titles, tables of contents, glossaries, and chapter headings, learners navigate the book and complete a worksheet documenting what they found and where.
2nd - 8th Science 23 Views 54 Downloads
Learners elucidate themselves by writing up to six entries in different formats. Some formatting choices include a dictionary, encyclopedia, or atlas entry, a magazine article, a newspaper article, and a table of contents. Some structural hints are included for each of the six formats.
3rd - 8th Visual & Performing Arts 4 Views 177 Downloads
Contents and Index
It's important for your readers to understand features of informational text such as index and table of contents, so give them this visual worksheet to get started. They read a brief explanation of informational text, then look at an example about pets.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 49 Views 187 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Explore text structure in a nonfiction guided reading lesson where readers, over a period of five days, examine the book Mount Everest. Individuals mark examples of nonfiction text structures with Post-it notes, define important vocabulary, take notes on the material, and share how a particular nonfiction text feature helped them to comprehend the text.
7th - 9th Science 24 Views 187 Downloads
Parts of a Book
A worksheet entitled, The Parts of a Book, offers definitions for the title page, the table of contents and the index of a book. Examples of these parts are also included. Class members are then asked to respond to seven questions based on the samples given.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 19 Views 258 Downloads
Learners can create a portfolio in any class and use this handy table of contents to organize their work effectively. Individuals are asked to include their best work alongside work that demonstrates areas for progress. The table of contents allows for kids to write down the date the assignment was completed, the title of the work, the school subject it is from, and a quick comment.
3rd - 8th 21st Century Skills 3 Views 1 Download
What's on the Road
Young learners read a book about things you can see on the road. They do a picture walk to predict what they story will be about. Students review the table of contents and make real life connections to the text. The lesson is closed by doing a fill in the blank sentence writing activity.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
Introduce: Comprehension Monitoring using About Trees
As scholars begin reading more difficult text, they need to acquire an arsenal of comprehension strategies. Here are few helpful ones to guide new readers through the informational text About Trees, which is linked here for printing. This text is an excellent resource to investigate text features, and you conduct a think-aloud as you read through particularly confusing parts.
K - 3rd Language Arts 53 Views 211 Downloads
Parts of a Book
Parts of a Book, a one-page worksheet, defines and gives examples of a title page, a table of contents and an index. Emergent readers use the provided information to respond to six questions based on the examples. An answer key is provided.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 9 Views 178 Downloads
Parts of a Book
Here is an engaging and educationally sound presentation on the parts of a book. The index, glossary, table of contents, and title page are all gone over. At the end of the presentation, learners are quizzed on what they have learned. This would be a good PowerPoint for any librarian to use when giving a lesson on the parts of a book.
2nd - 3rd Language Arts 11 Views 57 Downloads
Review Parts of a Book
Begin the year with a review of the parts of a book. Exercises in the unit plan ask emergent readers to identify the information on the cover of a book and on the title page, to explain the purpose of a table of contents, and to describe the parts of fiction and nonfiction books.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 37 Views 122 Downloads
Using a Table of Contents
While simple, this resource would be a great way to introduce your class to the use of the Table of Contents. It provides a step-by-step explanation describing how to find information. A teacher could supplement this presentation with information to make it a more comprehensive exploration.
2nd Language Arts 3 Views 6 Downloads