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EngageNY Grade 5 ELA Module 2a, Unit 1: Building Background Knowledge: How Scientists Communicate About the Living Things of the Rainforest

For Teachers 5th Standards
In the first unit of a three-unit module, young scientists gather background knowledge about the rainforest's biodiversity. They learn how to identify the main idea in an interview and an article and practice notetaking, synthesizing,...
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Teach Text Features & Read Nonfiction

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Elementary schoolers examine the components of reading nonfiction. They use think-alouds to help them complete reading the selected sections. They also identify text features as they read.
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Exploring Text Features

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
A lesson challenges scholars to identify text features of nonfiction text. Following an introductory discussion, the class walks through a textbook to review several text features such as the table of contents, headings, glossaries, and...
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Text Features: Introduction to the Iroquois: The Six Nations Confederacy

For Teachers 4th Standards
Model for young readers how charts, graphs, diagrams etc., can help them interpret information found in nonfiction text.  Chapter 1 of The Iroquois: The Six Nations Confederacy provides the opportunity for direct instruction and guided...
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Understanding Informational Text Features

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Everything you need to know about informational text features can be found in this resource. Recognizing these types of text features and how they are used in text allows readers to better understand information. Teachers can use this as...
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Informational Text Features: Analyzing “Hawaii’s Endangered Happy Face Spider”

For Teachers 5th Standards
Some things are better the second time around. Scholars reread an article about Hawaii's happy face spider, answering text-dependent questions as they read. Then, they use a Venn diagram to compare the text features of interviews and...
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Using Text Features

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders read a nonfiction story that is presented to them with graphic features, and presented to them with only the text.  In this text features lesson, 4th graders decide what the benefits of text organizers are and create their...
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Text Features Scavenger Hunt

For Students 4th - 7th
All teachers are teachers of reading. Model for your students how to use text features as comprehension tools with a graphic organizer and worksheet that list important features, their purpose, and how they aid comprehension. Individuals...
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Identifying Information in Nonfiction

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Second graders investigate information in non-fiction texts. They review the features of a non-fiction text and read the book Nature's Food Chains: What Polar Animals Eat. Pupils discuss the text features and write down one fact they...
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Teach Text Features & Read Nonfiction

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students study the tools of reading nonfiction (i.e., text features). They use think-aloud strategies to prepare to read the selection and identify graphic aids and assess their importance. They read "Stopping a Toppling Tower" quietly...
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Characteristics of Nonfiction

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
The second lesson in a series from ReadWorks.org, this lesson continues to explore the difference between fiction and nonfiction texts. The lesson opens with the teacher reviewing a class Venn diagram started in the last lesson....
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Lesson Seven: Using a Venn Diagram to Compare Fiction and Nonfiction Characteristics

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students use a graphic organizer to examine the similarities and differences in fiction and nonfiction text. In this text characteristics lesson, students complete a Venn Diagram in which they compare the two types of literature. They...
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Text Structure: Features and Organization

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Teach learners how to interact with both fiction and non-fiction text with a packet of activities and worksheets. After looking over text structure and the difference in text features between different types of writing, readers analyze...
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Analyzing Data: Conflict in Schools

For Teachers 4th Standards
While reading charts and statistics can sometimes be puzzling, this introductory lesson plan uses a jigsaw strategy to help students understand data about bullying in school. Four colorful charts of school survey data serve as the...
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Analyzing Nonfiction Text Features - Graphs

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the text features of non-fiction. In this literacy lesson plan, students practice reading graphs and discover the authors intent for using them in primary and secondary sources.
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Analyzing Non-Fiction Text Features- Graphs

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students examine the text features of non-fiction. In this literacy lesson, students practice reading graphs and discover the authors intent for using them in primary and secondary sources.
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Reading Diagrams

For Students 4th - 5th
In this reading diagrams instructional activity, students read a diagram about water purification and answer questions about it. Students also read a graph about track and field and fill in the missing information based on the pictures.
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Practice Book O

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Whether you need resources for reading comprehension, literary analysis, phonics, vocabulary, or text features, an extensive packet of worksheets is sure to fit your needs. Based on a fifth-grade curriculum but applicable to any level of...
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Comparing Works By The Same Author: Venn Diagram

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A Venn diagram is a great tool. Middle schoolers research specific authors from different time periods, cultures, and genres. In groups, they create a Venn Diagram in order to compare and contrast two pieces of literature by the same...
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Put Your Habits to Work in Math

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Learning how to read an expository text is an essential skill. The questions on this two-page worksheet lead pupils to understand that the title, heading, diagrams, photographs, problems and captions all support the main idea of a...
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Reading Venn Diagrams

For Students 1st
Venn diagrams are useful in so many ways. The class views a worksheet to assist them in understanding how to compare two items based on similarities and differences. Children compare four different items using partially completed Venn...
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Seeing in 3D: Interpreting Two-Dimensional Diagrams of Three-Dimensional Objects

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students hone in on their skills at reading diagrams.  In this dimensional lesson plan students collect information on the functions of organs then figure out how all the parts work together. 
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Extensions, Bisections and Dissections in a Rectangle

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Gaining practice in translating a verbal description into a diagram and then an equation is the real point of this similar triangles exercise. Once the diagram is drawn, multiple methods are provided to reach the conclusion. An effective...
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Diagram

For Students 4th - 6th
In this reading a diagram worksheet, students read a paragraph and then examine a diagram. Students respond to 10 short answer questions regarding the data.

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