52 Reading Comprehension Task Cards: Reading for Meaning

52 Reading Comprehension Task Cards: Reading for Meaning
52 Reading Comprehension Task Cards: Reading for Meaning
52 Reading Comprehension Task Cards: Reading for Meaning
52 Reading Comprehension Task Cards: Reading for Meaning
52 Reading Comprehension Task Cards: Reading for Meaning
52 Reading Comprehension Task Cards: Reading for Meaning
52 Reading Comprehension Task Cards: Reading for Meaning
52 Reading Comprehension Task Cards: Reading for Meaning
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52 Reading Comprehension Task Cards: Reading for Meaning

Reading for Meaning Task Cards Set includes: 52 Task Cards, Answer Sheets and a Teacher Answer Key.

*Ideal for the 5th and 6th grades

*Great for Informational Text Studies

Students will be able to select a main message in a text and explain how the main message is supported by clues (details) from the text.

The cards can be used as presentation pieces. Each student, or a pair of students can share the main message from one of the cards. Students will be able to summarize, distinguishing the clues (details) from the main message in a logical order using pertinent descriptions, facts, and details to support the main messages in the informational texts. While presenting, students will discover important presentation skills such as appropriate eye contact, adequate volume, and clear pronunciation.

Each task card includes an informational text on an educational topic relevant to the academic, social and life skills students need to acquire in the 5th and 6th grades. Topics include:

5th and 6th grade math: techniques on how to solve multiplicative equations

science: the invention of the battery and the magnetic field

literacy: adjectives

health: vitamins and their benefits

physical education: archery

money management

social skills

American history: American state history; the state of Virginia, African American poet Phillis Wheatley and the American flag

Canadian history

American geography: Tampa Bay, Florida, Alaska, Hawaii, New York state

American presidents: George Washington and Ronald Reagan

Christmas and Easter history

World Literature: The literary work of Heidi by Swiss author, Johanna Spyri

Drama: The biography of American actress, Shirley Temple

Great for Reading Strategy Centers, Test Prep, and Fast Finishers.

Just laminate the task cards and you're ready to go!

Answer sheets make this activity great for fast finishers as students can practice their writing skills as well as strengthening their reading for meaning skills as they determine the main message of an informational text.

Answer keys included for you to quickly take up task sheets with individual students or the class as a whole.

Task cards can be used in a variety of ways:

• In a center / centers

• In a small group / small groups

• Set up around the room for students to walk around and write their answers on the answer sheet / recording sheet

• Scavenger Hunt style. Students have to look around the classroom to find the cards and answer the questions

• In groups. Groups get a certain amount of time to answer the questions on the task cards and then pass the questions to the next group

• A game of Scoot

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What teachers have said about this resource:

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this resource.

♥ Thank you for sharing these task cards!! Our class enjoyed using them.

These task cards have really strengthened their reading comprehension

abilities.

♥ These will be great for the upcoming school year. :D

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