Expository Text Teacher Resources
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Close Reading of Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle: Main Ideas about the Bullfrog
3rd CCSS: Designed
As your class reaches the end of the book Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle, the seventh lesson in this literary unit helps third graders transition from reading narrative to expository writing. Scholars develop their note-taking skills as...
Creating a Book Using Main Ideas and Details from Expository Text
6th CCSS: Adaptable
Sixth graders complete a series of activities that enhances their understanding of finding the main idea by dissecting a reading selection on The Titanic. In the final activity, 6th graders create a picture book based on the main ideas...
What Is Expository Text and How Do I Learn From It?
3rd - 5th
Students investigate the purpose of expository text. In this expository text lesson, students read an article. They identify the main idea of the passage, the text structures and text organization using Kagan Structures. They define the...
Guided Reading: African-Americans in the Thirteen Colonies
4th - 6th
Using the nonfiction book African Americans in the Thirteen Colonies, learners read segments about the origin and perpetuation of slavery in the colonies. Reading comprehension is assessed as the class discusses the text, and explores...
Intermediate Guided Reading Lesson: Rocks and Minerals
3rd - 5th
Students explore rocks and minerals. In this rocks and minerals nonfiction comprehension guided reading lesson, students observe rocks and make a list of their observable traits. Students preview the book Rocks and Minerals by reading...