Reading has so many benefits for kids, such as improving vocabulary and language skills and helping to develop imagination and concentration. Reading logs are a great way for you and your students to keep track of their reading throughout the week!
Introduce students to the inspiring environmental activist Wangari Maathai. Children will read a short biography about the first African woman to win the Nobel Peace Prize and answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text.
Improve your students' comprehension of non-fictional reading through this lesson that teaches them about text features. Students will find their own text features and explain why they aid in the reading process.