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.
Text dependent questions are reading comprehension questions that can only be answered by referring to the text. Students have to read the text closely and use inferential thinking to determine the answer. Use this list of text dependent questions for you
Comparing Two Nonfiction Texts: A Female Freedom Fighter
Use this resource to practice comparing and contrasting key points and details between two texts. Your students will complete a graphic organizer to record the important information from two historical texts on the same topic.
Use this high-interest text with your students to practice recognizing the author’s point of view. Students will determine the author’s viewpoint on the subject of the Titanic as they establish their own points of view.
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.
All authors write for a reason, be it to explain, entertain, or persuade their readers. In this activity, your students will consider the author’s purpose of a book of their choosing, then justify their answer.