After reading informational books, have students share a summary with a partner. Then have them write out their retelling using this worksheet. Students will be masters of their topics when all is said and done!
After independent reading, have students record and reflect. Young readers will demonstrate their ability to summarize and respond to their reading, and a log is a fun way for them to track their progress. Make copies of this log to use again and again!
Help students to retell information they’ve read in informational books with this helpful worksheet. Students will choose four pages from their nonfiction book to summarize, writing their sentences in the pages of the fun book graphic.
As students read nonfiction books, have them keep track of the fun facts they're learning using this graphic organizer. After collecting five interesting facts in the bubbles, students can use them to write a summary of the book.
When reading nonfiction books, it’s important to understand the meaning of related vocabulary words. In this activity, students identify sentences that include key vocabulary. When they're done they'll hold the key to reading success!
Nonfiction books are jam-packed with information, which is why it’s important to read them more than once! This worksheet encourages students to reread nonfiction, summarizing what they learned with pictures and words.
Engage students in reading before they even start! Students prepare for reading a nonfiction text by looking at the pictures in the book and answering a series of questions that get them thinking about what they already know about the topic.
As students read multiple nonfiction books about a topic, they’ll begin to learn more. Help them organize their notes and keep track of the new information they're learning with this fun book-themed graphic organizer!