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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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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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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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Characteristics of Nonfiction

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
The second activity in a series from ReadWorks.org, this activity continues to explore the difference between fiction and nonfiction texts. The activity opens with the teacher reviewing a class Venn diagram started in the last activity....
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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, 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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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 instructional activity 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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Structure and Function of the Cell/Introduction to the Cell

For Students 7th - 12th
So, this is not technically a worksheet, but rather a chapter of reading material, pictures, and diagrams introducing young biologists to the cell. Cell theory, diversity, size, and shape are described. The internal organization and...
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Plate Boundary

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Scholars examine diagrams and complete a concept map to discover key details about convergent, divergent, and transform plate boundaries.  
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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
Letters ... 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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Mile-High Ice

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
What would Antarctica look like if you sliced it in half? Work with an informational diagram during an activity about the landforms and sea level of the continent of Antarctica. Kids answer five questions based on a diagram and graph of...
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Conducting Research: Analyzing a Variety of Sources to Capture Information about My Insect

For Teachers 5th Standards
From picture to words. Scholars analyze a picture of an ant and then list two facts they observed and any questions that may arise. Expert groups from the previous lesson then look at a diagram about either an ant or butterfly and add to...
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Ecosystem Pre-Assessment

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Test scholars' knowledge of ecosystems with a 20-question pre-assessment. Assessment challenges learners to answer multiple choice questions, read diagrams, and complete charts.

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