13 Colonies - help students determine the main idea of a visual text by using a tri (3-sided) summary strategy that meets 4th grade Common Core Standard: Reading Informational Text: ELACC4.RI.2.
There are 2 downloadable and printable worksheets that allow for students to unpack the standards in their own words. Geared to ELLs and students working at or below grade level.
The worksheet is formatted to fit a composition book notebook (interactive notebook-style) but you can extend the margin to fit a standard binder or notebook (8"x11"). This page focused on visual text and map reading. Sheet 1 focuses on literal text reading.
At the top is directions to guide students to un- or re-pack the standards in their own words to deepen understanding and to allow for better answers to the essential queistion. Both this page and Standards 1 support strong student learning in the mini-lesson.