Differentiating between facts and opinions is a key fourth grade skill to master and is helpful in identifying the author’s purpose in a text. Use this activity to give your students extra practice differentiating between these two kinds of sentences.
Martin Luther King, Jr. is honored as one of the most important leaders in the civil rights movement. Give your fourth and fifth graders a chance to deepen their understanding of his life and legacy through this reader’s theater activity.
Children learn about the environmental activist and women's rights advocate Wangari Maathai. Students will read a biography about the first African woman to win a Nobel Peace Prize and answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text.
Use this resource to practice comparing and contrasting key points and details between two texts. This graphic organizer will help your students organize the important information from two informational texts on the same topic.