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Developing Different Types of Questions
Students identify different types of questions such as recall, comprehension, and synthesis. They generate questions for different subject areas throughout the school year.
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Questions are an essential component of reading comprehension; not just answering them, but asking them as well. This instructional activity starts by introducing young readers to the difference between literal questions and inferential...
7 mins K - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Devil’s Arithmetic: QAR Strategy
Asking questions about the text is an important way for kids to become critical readers. Use a QAR activity based on The Devil's Arithmetic to help learners decipher between questions that are right there, between the author and the...
5th - 8th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Identifying Author’s Purpose in a Newspaper
Between news articles, editorials, and comic strips, many different types of writing are presented to readers in a newspaper. The first lesson in this series helps children make sense of all this information by teaching them the key...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Who is Dr. Seuss?
Get to know the history of Dr. Seuss while using comprehension strategies in this short reading passage learning exercise. After reading an engaging and informative article about Dr. Seuss, test readers' comprehension with questions that...
4th - 6th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Expository Text Structure
What an awesome resource to have on hand. With very useful graphic organizers, youngsters can display their comprehension of text. Designed specifically for expository text, these worksheets can also be used for any type of text and...
2nd - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Smart Solutions: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 6)
Smart Solutions is the theme of a unit created to meet the needs of English language earners. Through a series of lessons, scholars follow a routine—move, speak, and listen— to cover topics including stores, shops, celebrations, pets,...
3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable