Comprehending Informational Text

Banisters, balusters, and a newel post? Reading functional text (technical manuals, workplace documents, assembly instructions, etc.) can be a challenge. Help your tenth graders prepare for the world of warranties, technical manuals, and consumer publications with a short exercise that asks them to examine the purpose, organizational pattern, and clarity of a short excerpt from a home repair manual. Four questions based on the passage are referenced but not included.

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Grade
10th
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Language
English
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Choral Response
Year
2003
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