This mini-lesson is the perfect way to introduce your students to informational text strategies! The lesson is aligned to the FCAT Test Specifications for Informational Text and Research and to the Common Core Standards for Integration of Knowledge and Ideas. Help your students turn facts into knowledge!
This lesson includes...
*A quote analysis activity where students read, restate, and analyze quotes about technology.
*A passage called Ancient Technology that is used to apply the strategies and comprehension monitoring scale.
* Questions from each of the benchmarks in the FCAT Test Specifications for Informational Text and Research: Text Features, Validity and Reliability, Analysis and Evaluation, and Synthesis.
*An engaging powerpoint.
Also see the Informational Text and Research Strategy Handout!