Scanning for Information
Students apply the reading technique of scanning to real world texts. They look for specific information (time, date, place/location, etc.) from a bus schedule in order to communicate the necessary information to someone else.
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Research Skills: Evaluating Information and Sources
While this focuses on Ancient Rome, the objectives are improved research and information evaluation skills. In one class period, class members narrow their topic, research it, select the best information, log useful sources, and discuss...
7th - 12th English Language Arts
Comprehension Strategies: Previewing a Passage
Encourage your readers to preview informational text to gain an understanding of what the text will be about. Learners examine the title, pictures and graphs, headings, subheadings, and highlighting. They then skim the passage before...
9th - 11th English Language Arts