The Literary Non-Fiction Understanding and Depth Guide is a graphic organizer that will allow students in grades 3-6 to analyze a selection with an event to the depth and rigor of the STAAR in Texas. The guide allows students to :
Identify and distinguish between different points of view
Comprehend the story structure (An event or situation)
Infer traits of people involved in the situation
Explain the author's purpose
Describe the text organization
Describe text features and the purpose of each
This guide works well with a selection that has fictional or non fictional characters during an event or certain time period. To use, pair this guide with a literary non-fiction passage. Have students read the selection and then complete this guide. Then, students should complete any questions with the selection.
If you are looking for more depth than just practice questions before the STAAR, this is great for test prep.