Give your young readers some practice using context clues and dictionaries to expand their vocabulary with this reading activity. As students read, they will consider the meaning of tricky words, then write down their definitions using a dictionary.
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.
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.
Help your young readers develop this important reading comprehension skill with this handy template that will help them learn to paraphrase any piece of writing by answering a few open-ended questions.
Use this resource to give your students practice reading a short nonfiction passage and recognizing the author’s viewpoint about the topic. Then, they will pick out the text evidence that supports the author’s viewpoint.
Good readers are able to compare and contrast key points between two texts on the same topic. With this worksheet, your students will practice this important concept by reading two different texts on feeding pets and identifying the similarities and diffe