FREE handout to preview, set a purpose for reading, create questions to answer, summarize, and react to expository reading in any subject. Easy 2-page form encourages more thorough and reflective reading of informational text: textbook, student or other news magazine article, newspaper story and more. Students understand the material without teacher- or publisher-made questions and learn a valuable strategy. Great for a sub! Ready to go and terrific to have in your toolkit to change things up for a reading assignment. Meets Common Core Standards for Reading for Information to identify main ideas/details and summarize, plus others (such as content vocabulary) depending on the content of the material.
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Promotes understanding and retention through active engagement with the text. Scaffolds expository reading and note taking skills to foster independent application to future reading. Useful for homework, independent classwork, partner discussion, or teacher assessment of textbook reading skills in any subject which uses a textbook. Visually appealing format for grades 4-8.
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This is a sample from this mega-value packet of informational text activities!
Reading Comprehension Strategies and Student Self-Assessment