Citing Text Evidence for Elementary Students {Set 2}

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2nd - 3rd
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Do your students struggle with citing textual evidence to support their answers? Do they guess instead of looking back at the story?

This standards-based resource will give your 2nd and 3rd-grade students practice citing textual evidence while improving their reading comprehension.

This print and use resource includes 10 high-interest informational passages.


❉ Can I Make My Parents' Hair Turn Gray?

❉ Where Do Marshmallows Come From?

❉ Can I Sneeze In My Sleep?

❉ Did Castle Moats Have Alligators?

❉ What’s a Boomer?

❉ Why Do Dogs Have Wet Noses?

❉ What is a Fad?

❉ What Lives in a Billabong?

❉ What is a Quetzal?

❉ What the Nose Knows!

The students will use crayons to color-code where they found the answer.

Finally, the student will write their answer on the lines beside the questions.


Cite Text Evidence - GOOGLE SLIDES

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Cite Textual Evidence Set 1 - PDF's

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of the grades 2–3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
Determine the main idea of a text; recount the key details and explain how they support the main idea.
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2–3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.


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