Reading Informational Text with Charts and Graphs for 4th - 5th Grade

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Reading Informational Text with Charts and Graphs targets reading comprehension using nonfiction text. This 44 page packet is loaded with 6 double sided passages including 2 historical, 2 scientific, and 2 technical pieces along with diagrams, timelines, flow charts, and graphs to go with each. It also has a set of 32 task cards with different types of graphs, including bar graphs (both vertical and horizontal), pie charts, line plots, and line graphs, as well as three webquests, to give your students the practice they need in a variety of formats.

Specifically, this set includes:

6 Double Sided Worksheets with Informational Text, Charts and Graphs:

Historical Text:

The History of Chocolate

Thomas Edison

Scientific Text:

Tasmanian Devil


Technical Text:

Hot Air Balloons

How to Play Mancala

32 Task Cards

Record Sheet

3 Webquests:



Transcontinental Railroad

Keys for all

Why you'll love this resource:

  • It includes a variety of passages with historical, scientific, and technical.
  • There are a variety of formats included from passages, task cards, and webquests.
  • The passages are high interest ones your students will enjoy, like Tasmanian Devil's or The History of Chocolate.
  • The task cards are a great way to reinforce learning and have a variety of charts and graphs.
  • The printables are low prep for busy teachers!
  • It may be used in a number of ways from guided reading, to reader's workshop, independent work, literacy centers, exit slips, homework, whole class games, test prep, and more!!!

Also, I do want to suggest a great set of reading games which would go well with this reading unit. There is a game for EACH READING STANDARD!!! It comes in a set of 10 for fiction, a set of 10 for nonfiction, or a bundle of 20 reading games specifically for 4th and 5th grades!

10 Fiction Reading Games

10 Nonfiction Reading Games

20 Reading Games Bundle

Here are two more of my favorite informational text resources you might like:

Informational Text Structures for 4th/5th Grade

Text Evidence Using Informational Text for 4th and 5th Grade

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