These 28 task cards
will get your middle school and high school students critically thinking about informational text. Each card contains one question that can be used with any informational text. Engage students in reading informational text with a purpose, helping prepare them for SBAC and Common Core type assessments.
A variety of questions are included, covering author's purpose, vocabulary, text structure, main idea, and more!
✰ an independent "Early Finisher" activity
✰ part of a reading center
✰ partner practice
✰ a component of close reading
✰ whole group warm up
✰ glue into a reader's notebook next to students' responses
These task cards were designed with middle school students and standards in mind, but can easily be used for upper elementary or high school students as well!
⭐ Informational Text Task Cards
⭐ Author's Purpose Task Cards
⭐ Book Tasting Menu
⭐ Close Read Writing Prompts
⭐ Close Read Writing Prompts Upper Elementary
⭐ Narrative Task Cards for Secondary ELA
⭐ Writing Prompts for Close Reading Middle School