Reading Graphic Organizers Activity Bundle: Literature and Informational Texts

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7th - 10th
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    Teacher Note


    Do you want your students to think critically, thoughtfully, and reflectively about what they are reading? Are you in need of a way to scaffold literary analysis and reading comprehension? This huge reading graphic organizers bundle contains graphic activities that you can use with any literature or informational text to increase engagement and meet students where they are.

    This resource bundle is aligned with Common Core Reading Literature and Informational Texts standards for middle and high school. Use the reading activities included with literature circles, literacy centers, stations, small group, or whole-class activities. They can also be used with reading workshop, during read alouds,

    This reading graphic organizers resource is designed so that you can differentiate by readiness level and so that you can provide choice. Select high-interest pieces for students to read, or let them engage in analysis and comprehension conversations with you during reading conference or guided reading time. Use them to move students from mini-lessons to guided reading groups to independent application.

    Each resource contained in this bundle is geared toward a different type of text.

    • Analyzing Fiction and Nonfiction Texts
      • includes an introductory lesson, scaffolded whole-class assignments, a pre-and post-assessment, text suggestions, and seven graphic organizers for a variety of genres, including commercials, songs, fiction, nonfiction, poems, movies, and paired texts
      • leads into an optional literary analysis essay

    • Analytical Poetry Graphic Organizers
      • includes graphic organizers for figurative language, author's craft, and diction, an example poem analysis, and an optional literary analysis choice writing assignment that extends from the graphic organizer activities

    • Summarizing Nonfiction Texts
      • includes an introductory lesson for objective summary writing, four scaffolded summarizing activities and graphic organizers, a quiz, and text suggestions

    • Scaffolded Informational Texts Activities
      • three scaffolded activities and graphic organizers that you can use with any text to lead students from basic comprehension to more of a critical reading lens approach to literary analysis

    • Graphic Organizers for any Short Story
      • help students develop their narrative and literary element understanding through 7 visually . appealing graphic organizers for any short story or narrative novel that directly align with Common Core standards

    Check out the previews of each product included in this reading graphic organizers bundle for more information, and make sure to download the Teacher Note, included as the bonus file for this reading comprehension and analysis resource.

    *Please note that the resources included in this bundle are mostly secured PDFs for print use.

    Looking for more scaffolded activities to make complex tasks attainable for all secondary students? Try these:

    Vocabulary - Ultimate Differentiated Vocabulary Bundle

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    Grammar - Sentence Structure Unit Bundle

    If you are interested in additional reading resources to use with any text, you may like:

    Fiction and Nonfiction Discussion Task Cards

    My Reading Ladder

    Leveled Comprehension Bookmarks

    Reading Response Journal Prompts

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    Answer Key
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    Teaching Duration
    1 Year
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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    By the end of grade 9, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 9-10 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.By the end of grade 10, read and comprehend literary nonfiction at the high end of the grades 9-10 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
    Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how an author uses rhetoric to advance that point of view or purpose.
    Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the cumulative impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone (e.g., how the language of a court opinion differs from that of a newspaper).
    Analyze how the author unfolds an analysis or series of ideas or events, including the order in which the points are made, how they are introduced and developed, and the connections that are drawn between them.
    Determine a central idea of a text and analyze its development over the course of the text, including how it emerges and is shaped and refined by specific details; provide an objective summary of the text.


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