Teachers can use this worksheet to help students map out:
* 5Ws and How
* Intended Audience
* Author's Purpose
* Author's Tone
* Context Clues
* Supporting Details
* Summarizing Text
* Main Idea (using a formula plugging in the information gathered).
The 1st page of the attachment shows the "Nonfiction Progression" used to guide instruction in analyzing nonfiction for lower level high school readers. The following worksheet will work with any nonfiction text the teacher or student chooses to work with. Depending on the level of reading and comprehension you are teaching, this is adaptable for middle or high school students.
** Supports Common Core Standards for Reading for Information **