Teaching Students to Read Informational Texts—Independently

Teaching Students Read Informat
Item Number: 554916

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Teaching Students to Read Informational Texts—Independently

ISBN: 978-0-545-55491-6

30 Step-by-Step Strategy Lessons That Scaffold Essential Common Core Reading Skills to Help Students Tackle Informational Texts on Their Own

by Nancy L. Witherell

In today's world, students must be able to read and comprehend informational texts of varying degrees of complexity. Inside this book, you'll find model lessons, research-based reading strategies, engaging activities, and reproducible graphic organizers that not only help students read successfully but also help them meet the Common Core State Standards. Throughout the lessons, students will learn and apply these key skills:

  • determining the main idea
  • Identifying important vs. interesting details
  • asking and answering text-based questions
  • using text features effectively
  • understanding different text structures
  • summarizing text
  • synthesizing information from multiple sources
  • and much more

Equipped with these reading skills, students can successfully tackle complex informational texts and become independent readers.

Grades 3-5, 128 pages

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