Kids will practice listening and speaking skills in this interactive vocabulary activity. Students will pair up and take turns responding to questions about difficult words they've encountered and what they learned by using context clues and a dictionary.
Guide students to get the most out of non-fiction texts by thinking about their previous knowledge, what they learn, and what they still want to know. When they finish, they can trim it to paste into a spiral-bound notebook.
Want to get your kids thinking critically about what they're reading? This fruit-themed Venn diagram alternative will help students to compare and contrast two topics or books during or after reading nonfiction texts.