Designed to use with “Snap!” reader by Melvin and Gilda Berger. But, this packet could be used with any informational text on the topic of alligators/crocodiles.
Use this packet as a guided reading framework. Students can read in the group, as you facilitate work on decoding skills, literal understanding, and beyond the text connections. This packet will offer
organizers for thinking, basic questioning of the text, as well as higher level comprehension skills.
This packet can also be used as an independent book study of informational text. It would offer a perfect structure for students to push their thinking while reading on their level.
Skills included in this packet:
*compare & contrast
*providing evidence through illustrations
*providing evidence from text
*supporting your opinion
*beginning research skills
*sequence of events