"Quick Thinking", a one page nonfiction reading guide featuring main ideas, details, vocabulary, text feature, and brief reflection. The second freebie is "Discussion Prep", a one page prewrite for quick brainstorming for full participation before a class discussion or debate. Features question, opinion, support, cons, and rebuttal--terms are explained. Includes Teacher Tips for a variety of uses: bell work, homework, independent or group work, and more.
Features 3 decorated versions of each handout for you to choose for your grade level or for variety if you use them multiple times. One set may be more appealing to middle school and a plain set without borders and clipart may be useful for high school. See the thumbnails.
These are samples from my 50-page Active Reading Tool Kit for informational text that includes a student self-assessment of strategies!
Reading Comprehension Strategies and Student Self-Assessment
Check out these other great products for expository/informational reading and writing-to-learn:
Note Taking Packet: Formats, Examples, Practice
THIEVES Strategy & 6 Guides for Previewing Nonfiction
Paragraphs as a Learning Tool for All Subjects
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