Determining Central Idea and Supporting Details in Nonfiction Texts Bundle

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102.75 MB   |   28 Pages of Instructional Material, 2 Teacher Model Images, and 112 Slides pages

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The Central Idea and Supporting Details Bundle includes four separate products designed to help students determine the central idea in a nonfiction text. Each product is a Common Core aligned resource that is the perfect way to teach your on-level students and students who are struggling with identifying the central idea in nonfiction texts. Students will enjoy reading this nonfiction articles in this bundle that center around a relevant and engaging topics: tackling classroom attendance problems, wasting food, the rise of student anxiety and depression, and a no-grades approach classroom. Teachers will love this activity because it includes everything that is needed to teach this differentiated lesson.

Did I mention that there are several research based strategies used in this close read activity? Students will use a double column notes organizer to help them tackle the nonfiction article. In addition, the article has been chunked into four different sections. Each section includes a separate subheading that students will use to create a question and then closely read that section of text to find evidence to answer their self-generated question. During the third read of this activity, there are two options for the graphic organizer. Option #1 is for lower level students who may struggle with piecing together the supporting details to determine the central idea of the text. This organizer is broken down into smaller chunks. Option #2 is for your on-level to higher level students who will not struggle with determining the central idea and identifying supporting details from the text.

»» Product #1: Anxiety in Students

This resource covers the following Common Core Standards:
•RI.6-8.1 •RI.6-8.2

The following files are included in this download:

Anxiety in Students Central Idea and Supporting Details Activity (4 Pages): This PDF files contains the differentiated resources for this activity. There is a cover sheet with close reading information and tips for both options.

Anxiety in Students Assessment (2 Pages): This assessment includes four multiple choice questions that focus on Central Idea and Supporting Details. Each multiple choice question requires students to write a justification to prove their answer is correct by using evidence from the text. In addition, the assessment also includes a constructed response question where students have to identify the central idea of the text and use textual evidence to support their evidence. An answer key is provided for the assessment.

Anxiety in Students Performance Task Presentation (28 Slides): This presentation is designed to guide teacher and students through the two days (more or less days depending on your students) of this activity. It includes daily agendas, learning targets, warm-ups, self assessments, and other important information. There are also 10 blank slides that you can use to customize and edit the presentation to fit your needs.

→ This presentation is available in PDF and PowerPoint versions so that there will be a compatible software version for any computer or device you have.

Close Read Teacher Models (2 Images): I have included two images of the teacher models that I used in my lesson. These models include text annotations, how I turned each subheading into a question, and then read to answer my self-generated question. In addition, I have also included a model of the third read graphic organizer. You can use these model images for your lesson or use them to create a THINK ALOUD model with the same article the students are using.


»» Product #2: Going to Class Matters?

This resource covers the following Common Core Standards:
•RI.6-8.1 •RI.6-8.2

The following files are included in this download:

Going to Class Matters!?! Central Idea and Supporting Details Activity (4 Pages):This PDF files contains the differentiated resources for this activity. There is a cover sheet with close reading information and tips for both options.

Going to Class Matters!?! Assessment (2 Pages): This assessment includes four multiple choice questions that focus on Central Idea and Supporting Details. Each multiple choice question requires students to write a justification to prove their answer is correct by using evidence from the text. In addition, the assessment also includes a constructed response question where students have to identify the central idea of the text and use textual evidence to support their evidence. An answer key is provided for the assessment.

Going to Class Matters!?! Performance Task Presentation (28 Slides): This presentation is designed to guide teacher and students through the two days (more or less days depending on your students) of this activity. It includes daily agendas, learning targets, warm-ups, self assessments, and other important information. There are also 10 blank slides that you can use to customize and edit the presentation to fit your needs.

→ This presentation is available in PDF and PowerPoint versions so that there will be a compatible software version for any computer or device you have.

Close Read Teacher Models (2 Images): I have included two images of the teacher models that I used in my lesson. These models include text annotations, how I turned each subheading into a question, and then read to answer my self-generated question. In addition, I have also included a model of the third read graphic organizer. You can use these model images for your lesson or use them to create a THINK ALOUD model with the same article the students are using.


»» Product #3: Wasting Food?

This resource covers the following Common Core Standards:
• RI.6-8.1 • RI.6-8.2

The following files are included in this download:

Wasting Food? Central Idea and Supporting Details Activity (4 Pages): This PDF files contains the differentiated resources for this activity. There is a cover sheet with close reading information and tips for both options.

Wasting Food? Assessment (2 Pages): This assessment includes four multiple choice questions that focus on Central Idea and Supporting Details. Each multiple choice question requires students to write a justification to prove their answer is correct by using evidence from the text. In addition, the assessment also includes a constructed response question where students have to identify the central idea of the text and use textual evidence to support their evidence. An answer key is provided for the assessment.

Wasting Food? Performance Task Presentation (28 Slides): This presentation is designed to guide teacher and students through the two days (more or less days depending on your students) of this activity. It includes daily agendas, learning targets, warm-ups, self assessments, and other important information. There are also 10 blank slides that you can use to customize and edit the presentation to fit your needs.

→ This presentation is available in PDF and PowerPoint versions so that there will be a compatible software version for any computer or device you have.

Close Read Teacher Models (2 Images): I have included two images of the teacher models that I used in my lesson. These models include text annotations, how I turned each subheading into a question, and then read to answer my self-generated question. In addition, I have also included a model of the third read graphic organizer. You can use these model images for your lesson or use them to create a THINK ALOUD model with the same article the students are using.


»» Product #4: No Grades Necessary?

This resource covers the following Common Core Standards:
• RI.6-8.1 • RI.6-8.2

The following files are included in this download:

No Grades Necessary Central Idea and Supporting Details Activity (4 Pages): This PDF files contains the differentiated resources for this activity. There is a cover sheet with close reading information and tips for both options.

* No Grades Necessary Assessment (2 Pages): This assessment includes four multiple choice questions that focus on Central Idea and Supporting Details. Each multiple choice question requires students to write a justification to prove their answer is correct by using evidence from the text. In addition, the assessment also includes a constructed response question where students have to identify the central idea of the text and use textual evidence to support their evidence. An answer key is provided for the assessment.

No Grades Necessary Performance Task Presentation (28 Slides): This presentation is designed to guide teacher and students through the two days (more or less days depending on your students) of this activity. It includes daily agendas, learning targets, warm-ups, self assessments, and other important information. There are also 10 blank slides that you can use to customize and edit the presentation to fit your needs.

→ This presentation is available in PDF and PowerPoint versions so that there will be a compatible software version for any computer or device you have.

Close Read Teacher Models (2 Images): I have included two images of the teacher models that I used in my lesson. These models include text annotations, how I turned each subheading into a question, and then read to answer my self-generated question. In addition, I have also included a model of the third read graphic organizer. You can use these model images for your lesson or use them to create a THINK ALOUD model with the same article the students are using.

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Created by Stephanie M. Icenogle, The Creative Classroom © 2016
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Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only.
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