Students will be able to find text evidence in nonfiction text to support their answers.
Students will be able to explain details with declarative sentences using sentence stems.
Engage students in a discussion about the types of punctuation that we put at the end of sentences. Prompt students to talk about the types of sentences that use each punctuation mark. For example, say, "An interrogative sentence, or question, uses a question mark."
Share that today's lesson will be about using declarative sentences to explain details from informational text. These sentences are simply statements that require a period at the end.