Subject Area: English Language Arts & Social Studies
Recommended Grade Range: K-5; K-1 Enrichment; 2 On Level; 4-5 Reteaching
Strand: Reading Standards for Informational Text
Cluster: Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
LAFS.2.RI.3.7 Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.
LAFS.2.RI.3.8 Describe how an author uses reasons to support specific points in a text.
SS.2.A.2.4 Explore ways the daily life of people living in Colonial America changed over time.
Objective/Learning Target: The students will be able to explain how certain images clarify an author’s text and reasons.
How does an author use images to clarify text and support his reasons?
Materials: Make sure you have one copy of this story and comprehension questions for each student.
Time Required: Thirty minutes.
Assessment: Comprehension questions (answer key provided)