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Determining Importance Reading Comprehension Strategy PPt +PDFs + Interactives

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Power Point lesson and student printable PDFs.with Interactive Student Notebook Foldables, little preparation is required other than printing or viewing.
There is a freebie in the preview.
Please also see my reading strategies professional development video with the PDFs included in this product.
Updated October 2016

Determining Importance in both non-fiction and fiction!
Interactive Student Notebook Pages (ISN's or foldables)

This lesson has 46 slides and 79 printable pages attached. One PDF attachment is an All About Nonfiction Conventions Student Booklet51 pages, illustrated with examples of non-fiction conventions, a game, pocket chart cards, student work pages, and bookmarks for each convention for student use while reading.
The other printable is 28 pages DETERMINING IMPORTANCE IN READING with work pages, graphic organizers, and student and teacher rubrics.
Questions are asked about determining importance in fiction, with links to online public domain stories including BLACK BEAUTY, HEIDI, and GULLIVER'S TRAVELS.
Complete reading of online text examples is not required, as questions focus on a few lines of text for each story.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.5 Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.5 Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.7 Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.

This lesson is one in a group of reading strategy Notebook Files for SMART Board lessons at this link.
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Permission only granted for teachers who purchase this lesson to edit as needed for their own classrooms.
Carolyn Wilhelm, NBCT
Wise Owl Factory
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