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Interactive Notebook Folds for Reading Informational Text

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This super packed resource will provide your students and opportunity to practice strategies for reading and understanding informational text and nonfiction. This set includes 57 inserts for Interactive Notebooks. This resources is aligned with CCSS for Reading Informational Text and the standards that corresponds with the insert are listed on the template. Standards for grades 3-6 are addressed. Additional flaps and folds for general comprehension are also included. Can be used with an nonfiction or informational text writing! Great for CLOSE reading of nonfiction text.

Here are the skills and topics addressed:

Making Inferences

Main Idea and Supporting Details

Main Idea and Summary

Questions and Answers

Sequencing and Procedures

Events in a Historical Text

Author’s Main Point and Reasons for Support


Understanding Information From a Website

Comparing First Hand and Second Hand Events

Facts Vs. Opinions

Compare and Contrast

Text Features for Nonfiction

Problem and Solution

Nonfiction Text Types

Credibility of Text

Cause and Effect

Exit Slips

What I learned

Comparing Two Texts

Comparing Two Individuals

What, Where, When, Why and How?

Text Structure

Author’s Purpose

Summarizing Two Texts

Chunking the Information-Biography

Chunking the Information-social studies

Comparing Two Events

Comparing text from two different authors

Recognizing Propaganda

Connecting to the text

Understanding quotes form the text

General comprehension

Predicting Based on Graphics

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Compare and contrast one author’s presentation of events with that of another (e.g., a memoir written by and a biography on the same person).
Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, distinguishing claims that are supported by reasons and evidence from claims that are not.
Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and explain how it is conveyed in the text.
Analyze in detail how a key individual, event, or idea is introduced, illustrated, and elaborated in a text (e.g., through examples or anecdotes).
Determine a central idea of a text and how it is conveyed through particular details; provide a summary of the text distinct from personal opinions or judgments.


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