Out of this World Informational Text

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Primary Punch
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2nd - 4th
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81 pages
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Primary Punch


Let's go cross-curricular! This pack integrates ELA and Science! It has materials to teach informational text features while also learning about the solar system! It is aligned to the 2nd and 3rd grade CCSS. Be sure to check out the preview!

Page 1: Title Page

Page 2: Product Description

Page 3: Table of Contents

Page 4: Common Core Alignment

Page 5-26: Informational Text Feature Posters- Also available as a FREE download (guide words, title page, table of contents, index, glossary, heading, keywords, illustration, photograph, caption, text box, map, hyperlink, icon, chart, subheading, diagram, labels, bullets, graph, timeline)

Page 27-36: Informational Text Feature Mini-Posters with a Solar System theme (one for each of the features listed above)

Page 37-47: Informational Text Feature Booklet with fill in the blank pages (one for each of the features listed above)

Page 48-56: Informational Text Planet Articles written by me! (Mercury, Venus, Earth, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptune)

Page 57-58: Planet Article Graphic Organizer

Page 59-62: Create Your Own Icon Activity

Page 63-66: Create Your Own Caption Center

Page 67-71: Great Galaxy Glossaries (4 different word sets)

Page 72-73: Create Your Own Planet Writing Activity

Page 74-75: Let's Create a Diagram with planet pictures

Page 76-79: Planetary Match-Up Puzzles

Page 80: Terms of Use

Page 81: Credits

Common Core Standards Addressed:

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.

RI 2.6 Identify the main purpose of a text, including what the author wants to answer, explain, or describe.

RI 2.7 Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.

RI 3.5 Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.

RI 3.7 Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).

W 2.2 Write informative/explanatory texts in which they introduce a topic, use facts and definitions to develop points, and provide a concluding statement or section.

NC Essential Science Standard Addressed:

3.E.1 Recognize the major components and patterns observed in the earth/moon/sun system.

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