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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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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 4: Reading for Research and Writing an Argument: Insecticides: Costs vs. Benefits

For Teachers 6th Standards
In Module 4, sixth-graders research the question of whether the benefits of DDT outweigh its harmful consequences. Unit 1 challenges investigators to read a novel, informational text, and watch videos to gather evidence about DDT’s uses,...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 4: Building Background Knowledge: Frightful’s Mountain and DDT

For Teachers 6th Standards
The first unit in Module 4 introduces sixth graders to the central question of the module; do the benefits of DDT outweigh its harmful consequences? Jean Craighead George’s novel, Frightful’s Mountain, is the module's anchor text and...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 3b: Understanding Perspectives: Sustaining the Oceans

For Teachers 6th Standards
The topic of ocean conservation and the impact of human activities on ocean life is the focus of three units in Module 3B. The first unit challenges sixth graders to read Mark Kurlansky’s illustrated book, World without Fish: How Kids...
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EngageNY Grade 6 ELA Module 3B, Unit 1: Author’s Point of View and Idea Development in World without Fish

For Teachers 6th Standards
The first unit in this three-unit module has sixth-graders read Mark Kurlansky’s illustrated book, World without Fish: How Kids Can Help Save the Oceans. They study how Kurlansky introduces, illustrates, and develops his ideas to convey...
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Lesson Planet

Expository Text Structure

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
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...
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Common Core 1st Grade Workbook

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
You've found the first grade Common Core jackpot! English Language Arts and Math Common Core standards are addressed in a 74-page packet complete with standard text printables, activities, cut-outs for the classroom, and worksheets. 
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Informational Text Features

For Teachers 7th - 9th
How can you tell if the text you're reading is informational or narrative? Show your reading class this basic PowerPoint to illustrate the characteristics of an informational text. What makes this presentation especially effective is...
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Intermediate Guided Reading Lesson: Remarkable Rocks

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Investigate rocks and non-fiction reading strategies. The class observes and sorts rocks, and then identifies non-fiction text features in Remarkable Rocks. Given strips of paper labeled with headings from the table of contents, pupils...
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What Makes a Novel a Novel?

For Students 4th - 8th
As your authors prepare to write a hypothetical novel, they need all the inspiration they can find! Using a book they have already read (and enjoyed), learners complete a literary analysis by filling in eight short-answer questions....
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Introduce: Comprehension Monitoring using About Trees

For Teachers K - 3rd
As scholars begin reading more difficult text, they need to acquire an arsenal of comprehension strategies. Here are few helpful ones to guide new readers through the informational text About Trees, which is linked here for printing....
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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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Investigating Animals Through Non-Fiction Text

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Conduct a shared reading activity with a non-fiction animal book. Young researchers identify the various text features in informational texts, complete a graphic organizer to compare and contrast text feature purposes, and finally choose...
1 In 1 Collection
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Letters as Informational Text: Comparing and Contrasting Three Accounts about Segregation (Promises to Keep, Pages 38–39)

For Teachers 5th Standards
New ReviewLetters ... a lost art or good resource? Scholars add letter writing to their informational text chart and describe the features of a letter. They then look at page 38 in Promises to Keep and complete a Perspectives Venn diagram. To...
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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...
2 In 2 Collections
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Synthesizing Information: Living Things in the Rainforest

For Teachers 5th Standards
How is a map a type of informational text? Class members view a world map of major rainforests, discussing its text features with a partner. Next, they take notes on key details from multiple texts about rainforests and write an...
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Captioning the Civil Rights Movement: Reading the Images, Writing the Words

For Teachers 2nd - 8th Standards
Scholars boost their knowledge of the Civil Rights Movement with a instructional activity that challenges writers, readers, and historians to analyze primary sources and caption their observations. By way of reading, writing, discussion,...
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Identifying How Text Features Support Arguments: “The Exterminator"

For Teachers 6th Standards
Half and half. Split the class in half to gain a full understanding of sidebars. Pupils work in groups to discuss sidebars in text. Half of the groups read Seriously Sick, and the other half reads Killer Genes. They read using...
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Introduction: The Ideas of Charles Darwin

For Teachers 6th Standards
Piece by piece ... Scholars read the text World without Fish by breaking the text into pieces. They identify challenging words and determine the gist of each section as they read. They then work together in triads to answer...
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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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Read with Me

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
A lesson boosts reading comprehension with strategies that focus on using text features to make predictions, inferences, share details, and decipher unknown vocabulary words. Pairs read a story together then discuss their most memorable...
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Comparing and Contrasting Two Texts about Poison Dart Frogs: Eggs and Tadpoles

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Poison Dart Frog babies are the focus of a lesson that challenges scholars to compare and contrast two informational texts. Beginning with a read-aloud, followed by a discussion, readers complete a practice page that examines the main...
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Reading about Freaky Frogs: “The Amazon Horned Frog"

For Teachers 3rd Standards
The Amazon Horned Frog is the focus of a activity designed to encourage readers to ask and answer questions. A frog-themed poem opens the door to a whole-group discussion. Following a read-aloud of an informational text, a three-page...
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Reading about Freaky Frogs: “The Water-Holding Frog"

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Boost reading comprehension skills with a activity all about freaky frogs. A poem hooks scholars and takes them into a reading of an informational text followed by peer discussions. A three-page worksheet focuses on text features and...