This article and corresponding questions/activities comes from my Informational Text Journal, which can be found here. This resource is designed to help students strengthen their reading, writing, and analyzing skills. The COMPLETE journal is designed with 30+ unique informational text articles written by me, The SuperHERO Teacher! Each article is paired with comprehension questions and a hands-on, interactive project or activity. ***It is more economical to purchase the entire text journal if you plan to purchase more than 6 articles.***
This INDIVIDUAL resource includes:
-1 original informational text article (TOPIC: WELCOME TO THE JUNGLE)
-Appropriate for grades 4-5 with Lexile levels: 940-1200
-Corresponding questions and activities
-Hands-on, interactive projects/activities
-Annotating the text source for students to refer back to as they complete the articles and activities.
-Cornell notes template for students if needed.
-Engaging, colorful graphics that can easily be printed in grayscale.
-100% editable version included
Benefits & Uses
-Teachers can use this resource to create a routine with students by assigning one article a week OR teachers can assign them as an informational text skill builder.
-Most of the activities can be completed in one or two class periods.
-Each of the articles provide the opportunity for excellent classroom discussions.
-These unique articles were written for the sole purpose of building students’ analyzing and comprehension skills.
***These make excellent sub plans as well!
Is this appropriate for 5th graders?
If your students are at or above 5th grade reading levels, I would say yes, you can use this journal. However, if you have a lot of struggling readers, this may not be the best option! :)
NOTE: For the editable version, you'll need to purchase PB Coffee Shop font from Perfect Blend of Teaching.
Other FREE fonts used:
KG Why You Gotta Be So Mean
Please download the preview for more information. The preview provides images of the informational text journal pages in action.
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