Main Idea & Nonfiction Comprehension Unit (Solar System)

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2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th
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1.9 MB   |   40 pages

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This product is a 40 page unit on the Solar System. It begins with a KWL chart to get kiddos thinking about the Solar System. The unit include a created mentor text. This can be used in one lesson or spread out over multiple days.

This product address the following topics:

- The Sun
- Mercury
- Venus
- Earth
- Mars
- Jupiter
- Saturn
- Uranus
- Neptune

This product requires students to read about each topic. Identify the main idea of each section and the main idea of the chapter. It also requires students to answer comprehensive questions. The unit wraps up with an opinion writing prompt.

This product addresses the following standards:
CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.2.1
Ask and answer such questions as who, what, where, when, why, and how to demonstrate understanding of key details in a text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.2.2
Identify the main topic of a multiparagraph text as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.2.8
Describe how reasons support specific points the author makes in a text.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.2.9
Compare and contrast the most important points presented by two texts on the same topics.

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.2.5
Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.
Total Pages
40
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
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Main Idea & Nonfiction Comprehension Unit (Solar System)
Main Idea & Nonfiction Comprehension Unit (Solar System)
Main Idea & Nonfiction Comprehension Unit (Solar System)
Main Idea & Nonfiction Comprehension Unit (Solar System)
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