Lesson Plan

Sharing Facts from Nonfiction

Tap into children's curiosity by having them record and share key details found in nonfiction texts! This lesson can be used alone or with the Nonfiction Reading: Learning and Recording New Information lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Nonfiction Reading: Learning and Recording New Information lesson plan.
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This lesson can be used as a pre-lesson for the Nonfiction Reading: Learning and Recording New Information lesson plan.

Objectives

Academic

Students will be able to record and share three key details from a nonfiction text.

Language

Students will be able to identify, record, and share key details from a nonfiction text at a sentence level using sentence frames and partner support.

Introduction

(5 minutes)
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  • Hold up a nonfiction book.
  • Remind students that nonfiction books contain true information about a topic.
  • Have students predict what the book will be about by sharing what they already know about the topic with a partner.
  • Choose a few volunteers to share their predictions using the following sentence stem:
    • I think the book will be about ________.