Category: Craft and Structure Informational Text Lessons Primary

Craft and Structure Informational Text Lessons - Common Core CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.K.4,5,6 With prompting & support, ask & answer questions about unknown words. Identify the front cover, back cover, & title page of a book. Name author & illustrator of a text & define the role of each in presenting the ideas or information. RI.1.4,5,6 Know & use various text features, headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons to locate key facts or information. Distinguish between information provided by pictures or other illustrations & information provided by the words. RI.2.4,5,6 Captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons to locate key facts or information. Identify the main purpose of author:

Common Core Reading Lessons: Author’s Purpose

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Author’s Purpose (The reason why an author has written a text for readers) – Lessons Grades 2-6 Second Grade – Lessons: 1) Identify text evidence that shows the author’s purpose is to entertain. 2) Identify text evidence that shows the author’s purpose is to inform. 3) Identify text evidence that shows that the author’s purpose …

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Teaching Text Features: K-8

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Text Features – Teach essential reading strategies and improve students’ reading comprehension with this new resource for teachers. Each grade level has two sets of pages, and callout boxes aimed at the student identify and explain the text features on the book’s pages. A teacher chart included with each set of pages helps you articulate …

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Reading Comprehension – Online Passages & Quizzes

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Read Theory – Sign up for free and gain access to over 1,000 reading comprehension exercises. The program teaches students to think critically, draw inferences, understand scope and global concepts, find or recall details, and infer the meanings of useful vocabulary words. The class creation process allows teachers to manage students, track progress, and analyze …

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Reading Comprehension Lessons & Worksheets

ReadWorks – Free site with over 1,400 K-8 non-fiction and literary reading passages, each with a research-based question set to support student comprehension. Printable worksheets and lessons. Comprehension Units These research-based units facilitate close reading, precise questioning based on evidence in the text, and focused discussion to enable comprehension of the entire text. Read-aloud and …

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K-12 Reading Lesson Plans

Read Write Think –  Hundreds of standards-based lesson plans written and reviewed by educators using current research and the best instructional practices. Elementary, middle school and high school reading lesson plans covering many Common Core standards. CCSS.ELA-Literacy English Language Arts Standards » Reading: Literature, Foundational Skills, Informational Text, Speaking and Listening, Language. Key Ideas and …

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