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
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 activity 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
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
New Review Getting Started with Interactive Math Notebooks
Set young mathematicians up for success with this interactive math notebook. Including a list of rules and expectations for using the notebooks, as well as templates for a creating a cover page and table of contents, this resource provides everything you need to help learners record and organize their math work throughout the year.
K - 7th Math 240 Views 147 Downloads
Under the Sea
Students explore the sea. In this sea lesson, students fill out KWL charts and read non-fiction books about the sea. Students find and use the table of contents, index, and glossary. Students sort ocean animals into different categories according to their ecosystem.
2nd - 4th Language Arts 15 Views 199 Downloads
Intermediate Guided Reading Lesson: Remarkable Rocks
Investigate rocks and non-fiction reading strategies. The class observes and sorts rocks, and then identifies non-fiction text features in Remarkable Rocks. Given strips of paper labeled with headings from the table of contents, pupils read the book independently and place the labels over corresponding text.
3rd - 5th Science 44 Views 864 Downloads
Parts of a Book
I really like this charming presentation on the parts of a book. This PowerPoint is designed for very young readers, and colorfully shows these important elements. The information on the cover of a book, the table of contents, the glossary, and the index are all covered here.
K - 1st Language Arts 48 Views 99 Downloads
Table of Contents and Index
Have your class investigate the use of a table of contents and index to find information. They identify characteristics of informational books and add them to a chart, then demonstrate how to use the index and table of contents by trying to locate specific information in a text.
1st Language Arts 30 Views 67 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Narrative Writing
If you're looking to start a unit based around narrative writing, make sure to consider this resource while you're planning. This book covers five topics: writing personal narratives, writing narratives about others, writing narratives about literature, story writing, and composition skills.
5th - 9th Language Arts 3 Views 1 Download
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 activity is closed by doing a fill in the blank sentence writing activity.
1st - 2nd Language Arts 3 Views 5 Downloads
The Crusades: Voices and Perspectives
Invite your young historians to discover the distinct perspectives of Muslim, European, Jewish, and Byzantine groups during the Crusades. Class members are divided into groups and are given a packet of handouts, including background information, maps, artistic depictions of major figures, and more, to review for a particular historical group.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 66 Views 59 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable