This short nonfiction text will teach students about the ocean, and includes questions to help students identify the author’s point of view and purpose for writing the text by focusing on important vocabulary words that support the main idea.
Introduce your second and third graders to the inspiring mathematician and physicist Katherine Johnson. After reading a short biography, children will use what they've learned to answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text.
Learning how to read fluently includes more than just piecing letters together to form words. Kids also have to read from left to right and notice spacing between words. Help your child become a fluent reader by tackling these skills.
As much as children love a good story, they can practice reading with a great nonfiction story just as well as any novel. In fact, many children love nonfiction even more than a made up story because it inspires them to try different things in their own life. After reading a chapter, challenge your child’s reading comprehension with a little Q&A about the story they read.