These task cards are a simple way to engage your students in guided reading or literature circles when reading non-fiction texts.
There are 12 different generic questions that will work for a range of factual texts. They are based on comprehension strategies including:
Identify author’s purpose
Compare & contrast
Find the main idea
Identify cause & effect
Recall facts and details
Distinguish between fact & opinion
Activating prior knowledge
Simple and quick tasks that can be glued into students books and answered or handed out during reading for discussion. Suitable questions for students from Year 2 to Year 6.