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Reading Informational Text--A collection of Minilessons

Grade Levels
3rd - 7th
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This Treasure Box of Reading Minilessons is designed to examine nonfiction text features and navigate a nonfiction text. These minilessons will lead readers to explore and understand how to navigate Informational texts to gain meaning and understanding about a variety of topics while examining different text features.

Included are minilessons for...

Key Teaching Points:

• Features of nonfiction texts

• Reading with a question in mind

• Using the coding strategy to annotate the text

• Determining main ideas of a text (VIP strategy)

• Read, Stop and React

• Creating mental images in nonfiction text

• Creating mental images to react to nonfiction text

• Reading and interpreting graphic and visual aids

• Using vocabulary to summarize understanding (Key Word Strategy)

This product is also part of my Reading Workshop Curriculum Bundle.

You might also be interested in these other Reading Units of Study...

· Launching Readers' Workshop

· Introducing the Inquiry Process

· Monitoring Comprehension

· Following Characters Through a Fiction Story

· Inferring for Understanding

· Poetry--It's More Than Rhyme Schemes and Stanzas

· Synthesizing Text for a Deeper Understanding

· Book Projects--Fostering Student Independence

· Reading Test Preparation

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Total Pages
29 pages
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Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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