Understand the Difference Between Fiction and Non-Fiction
In this fiction and non-fiction worksheet, students cut out 9 sentence strips, read them, and classify each of them as fact or fiction.
1st - 3rd English Language Arts 22 Views 144 Downloads
Phonics Teachers Resource Book
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1st - 3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
The Backpack Travel Journals
Strap on those backpacks, it's time to travel through history with this literature unit based on the first four books of The Magic Tree House series. While reading through these fun stories, children create story maps, record interesting...
2nd - 5th 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
Small Group Discussion Questions
Support a class reading of the novel Song of the Trees by Mildred D. Taylor with this series of discussion questions. Covering a variety of topics from character and setting to historical accuracy and symbolism, these questions challenge...
3rd - 7th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Distinguish Fact from Opinion in Passage
Guide young readers through their literacy journey with a comprehension lesson about fact and opinion. Several passages contain statements that express both facts and opinions, and prompt second graders to answer several questions about...
2nd English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Comparing and Contrasting Fiction and Nonfiction
Compare and contrast non-fiction readings with fiction readings. The whole class completes a Venn Diagram and then evaluates their own definitions of the terms individually. To end the lesson, they identify books as either fiction or...
1st - 2nd English Language Arts
Purposes of Reading Fiction and Nonfiction
How does the purpose of a fiction book differ from the purpose on a non-fiction text? Model for your young readers a scenario in which each kind of book might be useful or fun to read and show examples of each genre. A list of suggested...
1st English Language Arts CCSS: Designed
Looking for the History in Historical Fiction: An Epidemic for Reading
Combine informational reading skills with fictional text in an innovative historical fiction lessons. After reading a fictional text related to diseases, class members read non-fictional text to gain knowledge about specific infectious...
3rd - 5th English Language Arts CCSS: Adaptable
Facts and Opinions in a Variety of Genres
Here is a lesson plan dedicated to helping learners understand the differences between facts and opinions. They examine the first page of several books from the class library to determine if the book is fact or opinion based. A Venn...
3rd English Language Arts CCSS: Designed