Informational Text Teacher Resources
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Writing About Informational Text: Music and the Brain
6th CCSS: Designed
Even if you've never picked up a musical instrument, chances are that music has directly impacted your mental and emotional development. Sixth graders engage in a reading activity in which they read two articles on the impact of music on...
Reading Informational Text: 7th Grade ELA Common Core
7th CCSS: Adaptable
The majority of text that seventh graders encounter is informative, whether they are viewing television commercials, reading science textbooks, or perusing an article about current events. Equip your class with the skills necessary to analyze informational text structure, evaluate claims and authors' perspectives, and develop an eye for detailed reading.
Reading Informational Text: 6th Grade ELA Common Core
6th CCSS: Adaptable
Obtain the tools you need to teach informational text with a collection that addresses each standard found in the Common Core English Language Arts State Standards. The collection includes units, lesson plans, worksheets, printables, and videos, all of which support the instruction of how to read and analyze informational text. View the note section of each resource to see which standards are addressed.
Reading Informational Text: 9-10th Grade ELA Common Core
9th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
Readers of informational text must be able to determine the central idea of a text and and analyze how writers develop these ideas. The resources in this collection are designed to help readers develop these skills. Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the aligned Common Core Standards for 9th and 10th grade reading information text.
Reading Informational Text: 4th Grade ELA Common Core
4th CCSS: Adaptable
Tackle fourth grade's English language arts Common Core informational text standards with a collection compiled of lesson plans, worksheets, and an app. Check out the notes section of each resource to discover the standards that are addressed.
Mid-Unit Assessment: Close Reading of Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle: Bullfrog Life Cycle
3rd CCSS: Designed
The sixth lesson plan in this Bullfrog at Magnolia Circle unit assesses your third graders' ability to read and understand informational text. The included assessment asks learners to take notes about the main idea and supporting details...
Reading Informational Text: 11-12th ELA Common Core
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Science, social studies, and language arts resources that address 11th and 12th grade standards for reading informational text can be found in this collection. Take a look at the attached notes for each resource to find the grade 11 and 12 aligned Common Core Standards for Reading Information Text.
Understanding Informational Text Features
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Everything you need to know about informational text features can be found in this resource. Recognizing these types of text features and how they are used in text allows readers to better understand information. Teachers can use this as...
Writing Informational Text: Community and School Gardens
2nd CCSS: Designed
Two informational texts feature community gardens of the past and present and how seeds grow. Scholars read, discuss what they have read, complete a timeline, define words, and compose a brief essay about the texts' main idea.
Writing About Informational Text: Everybody Can Bike
4th CCSS: Designed
A three-part assessment challenges scholars to read informational texts in order to complete three tasks. Following a brief reading, class members take part in grand conversations, complete charts, and work in small groups to research...
Writing About Informational Text: Political Parties
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
To demonstrate their ability to craft an analysis of informational text, class members read excerpts from James Madison's "The Federalist No. 10," from George Washington's Farewell Address, and from Thomas Jefferson's First Inaugural...
Reading an Informational Text: "It All Started with Sputnik"
6th - 8th CCSS: Designed
Sputnik was one of the greatest scientific advancements of the 1950s, and this reading instructional activity does it justice. Pupils start off with pre-reading questions and a video. They then read an excerpt from an article, which is...
Reading Closely For Textual Details: "And, above all, we had to learn English."
8th CCSS: Designed
Only a thorough understanding of history can save us from repeating it. Practice close reading skills with an eighth grade unit that focuses on 19th century America, including European immigration into Ellis Island and Frederick...
Reading Informational Text: 8th Grade ELA Common Core
8th CCSS: Adaptable
Develop informational reading skills that your students can bring to every academic textbook, newspaper article, or political speech they encounter. With lesson plans, projects, and reading passages, a collection featuring resources that address every Common Core standard for eighth grade informational reading supports any reading curriculum. The 8th grade standards are addressed in the notes of each listed resource.