We found 275 resources with the concept fact and opinion
Author’s Purpose in Reagan’s “Tear Down This Wall” Speech
9th - 10th CCSS: Designed
President Ronald Reagan's "Tear Down This Wall" speech, delivered on June 12, 1987 before the Berlin Wall, provides class members with an opportunity to examine three key aspects of informational text: author bias, the use of facts and...
Reading Nonfiction: Analyzing Joseph McCarthy's "Enemies from Within" Speech
11th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Looking for a lesson that teaches class members how to analyze nonfiction? Use Joseph McCarthy's famous "Enemies from Within" speech as a instructional text. Worksheet questions direct readers' attention to the many historical references...
Reading Informational Text: 9-10th Grade ELA Common Core
9th - 10th
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: 8th Grade ELA Common Core
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.
Authentication Beyond the Classroom
9th - 10th CCSS: Adaptable
In an age of fake news, alternative facts, and Internet trolls it is essential that 21st Century learners develop the skills they need to authenticate the facts in viral news. Here is a great way to begin with a resource that provides...
Before, During, and After Reading Activities
2nd - 5th CCSS: Adaptable
Address a multitude of skills with a series of nonfiction reading graphic organizers. From making predictions and accessing prior knowledge to think-pair-share and retelling information, the activities are a solid addition to any...
Skill Building with the Newspaper
5th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Extra, extra, read all about it! Use a newspaper as the primary resource in a special education classroom to teach reading, writing, and math skills. The activities help class members build their reading skills as well as their knowledge...
Nature Walk: 2nd Grade ELA Unit
Provide differentiated English language arts instruction with a collection of three Nature Walk-themed Houghton Mifflin units. The three units—challenge, English language development, and extra support—offer detailed lesson plans, activities, worksheets, printables, and handouts.
Nature Walk: Extra Support Lessons (Theme 2)
2nd CCSS: Adaptable
Reinforce concepts such as long vowels, spelling patterns, sound clusters, double-final consonants, and syllables with a nature-themed unit. Through a series of extra support lessons, learners compare and contrast using a Venn diagram,...
Nature Walk: Challenge Activities (Theme 2)
2nd CCSS: Adaptable
A three-story unit offers an assortment of challenge activities. Scholars complete a variety of activities, including writing their own campfire song, crafting an opinion paragraph, creating their own club, working on a picture book, and...