Inferences in Nonfiction Texts: Cesar Chavez and Farmworker Rights
Cesar Chavez is a perfect example of a champion for social justice. Students will refine inference skills by using background knowledge and evidence from the text, while also discovering an important American civil rights activist.
Explaining Illustrations with Declarative Sentences
In this lesson, students will examine illustrations and write about them using declarative sentences. This can be used on its own or as support for the lesson A Picture Is Worth a Thousand Words: Connecting Text and Illustrations.
In this lesson, students are asked to cite the text for evidence as they make an inference in a nonfiction text. It can be taught on its own or used as a pre-lesson to Inferences in Nonfiction Texts: Cesar Chavez and Farmworker Rights.
Ideal for fourth and fifth graders, this worksheet includes figurative language examples and definitions on the first page, and a second full page of questions and tasks that can be used to check for understanding.
Natural landmarks are a source of wonder and fascination, and they encourage people’s imaginations. Students will get a chance to use their imaginations in this lesson where social studies and writing combine.
In this lesson, your students will use guiding questions as a way to organize their thoughts about non-fiction reading. They will also gain an understanding of some of the factors that led to the colonization of the Middle Atlantic States.
Give your ELs concrete experience with adverbs and adverbial phrases as a tool to discover details in nonfiction texts. Use this as a stand-alone lesson or as support to the Hey! What's the Big Idea? lesson.
Marie Curie’s monumental achievements in chemistry and physics are remarkable. In this lesson, your students will read two accounts of her life, integrate the details, and assess the importance of having more than one source of information.
Dive into these exciting fourth grade reading resources to find exactly what you need to teach this important skill. Whether your child is getting into character to practice reading comprehension or filling out a story sequence worksheet, these learning resources will suit any instructional needs your kids might have. Level up for your advanced learners with these fifth grade reading resources.