This is a 9 page template for reading an informational text. Includes main idea, interesting facts, purpose of the story, new vocabulary words, drawing and more. Correlates to the common core RI.1.1-3 standards.
Reading comprehension for the Hindu holiday Diwali, Festival of Lights. Suited for elementary. Compare and Contrast chart included. Common Core: ELA RI.39, ELA RI2.9
This is a 4 page document that includes a variety of strategies to use, understand and gather information from informational texts. This can be used for a variety of purposes including non-fiction books, articles, and research. Includes vocabulary strategies. Common Core: ELA RI.2.1-4, RI.3.1-2, RI.4.1-4
This is a three page comprehension template addressing the common core reading standards for second grade informational text; Key ideas and Details. The emphasis is on key details and questioning. Students are to ask who, what, where, when why and how questions. Students are also asked to link important steps, events or ideas from the text and to compare/contrast them. Common Core: ELA: RI.2.1-3
Introduction to Indentifying the Theme of fictional or informational text. Students brainstorm information they would like to read or write about. May be used as a group activity. CCSS, RL.2.2, RL.3.2-2, W.3.2,W.2.2