Eclipse Gazette includes a magazine style page of non-fiction or informational text, text-based comprehension questions, and an analyze and respond activity.
The focus is on text structures, text features, and using context clues among other reading comprehension skills.
The page of informational text is designed like a magazine page about solar eclipses with short articles, a map, and other graphics.
The multiple choice comprehension activity includes questions about text features, text structures, and using context clues.
The analyze and respond activity also includes questions about text features and text structures as well as analyzing the map and combining information from this article with outside information.
These activities support Reading: Informational Text standards, especially those about using information from the text and text features to explain main ideas and concepts, and describing text structures.
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From Classroom in the Middle