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Interactive Reading Notebooks Informational Text ~ HARD COPY Spiral Bound Ntbk

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*Orders placed after June 20, 2017 will be shipped July 6, 2017.*

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This product listing is for a hard copy of this product. You will receive in the mail a CD (digital copy) as well as a black and white spiral bound notebook copy of this product.

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After learning about interactive notebooks two summers ago, I resolved to use this technique for every concept I taught to my 6th, 7th, and 8th grade literature students. Now that I’ve used this in my classroom for over a year, I have compiled all of my interactive notebooking lessons for teaching nonfiction text strategies here.

You will find that all of the lessons and pages in my notebooks are truly interactive, not just worksheets to color and glue into notebooks.

Each of the 14 lessons includes a photo of the finished product, teacher’s notes, detailed teacher’s instructions (with many photos), and student pages (templates). You will find that all of the information needed to begin teaching these concepts is in here. This is NOT simply a product full of templates and organizers that require hours of research and prep time - I have included all of that information for you! I have also included a version of each template that is blank so you can adapt when necessary.

I’ve included the Common Core alignment for Reading Informational Text for grades 4-8 and included that in the preview file as well.

In the preview you file, you will also find a table of contents and several sample pages.

Here is what’s included:
Lesson 1: Main Idea & Supporting Details: Understanding the Terms
Lesson 2: Main Idea & Supporting Details: Organizing & Outlining
Lesson 3: Summarizing Informational Text
Lesson 4: Author's Purpose (3-Purpose Version, Persuade, Inform, Entertain)
Lesson 5: Author's Purpose (5-Purpose Version, Persuade, Inform, Entertain, Explain, Describe)
Lesson 6: Nonfiction Text Structures (Overview)
Lesson 7: Description (In-Depth Study of This Nonfiction Text Structure)
Lesson 8: Compare & Contrast (In-Depth Study of This Nonfiction Text Structure)
Lesson 9: Order & Sequence (In-Depth Study of This Nonfiction Text Structure)
Lesson 10: Problem & Solution (In-Depth Study of This Nonfiction Text Structure)
Lesson 11: Cause & Effect (In-Depth Study of This Nonfiction Text Structure)
Lesson 12: Primary & Secondary Sources
Lesson 13: Nonfiction Text Features
Lesson 14: Persuasion Techniques

For each lesson, I have included original nonfiction passages that teach each skill. There are 14 original nonfiction passages included so you will not need to go out and find text for your students to study with each lesson. Some lessons also include links to other nonfiction articles that can also be used with the lesson. When linking to outside articles, I have included answer keys so that all of the work and research is done for you!

Everything that you see in the preview thumbnail pictures is included in this notebook, ready to teach in your classroom right away.

I've also added a PowerPoint file that includes ALL of the blank templates from this notebook in a format that you can edit digitally. If you are reasonably fluent in PowerPoint and know how to add text boxes and insert images, you can easily edit any template for use in your own classroom.

INTERNATIONAL SHIPPING - Please contact me in advance for an exact price.


As always, please email me at ecobb@me.com with any questions.

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Total Pages
100 pages
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