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Reading Skills - Conclusions, Facts & Opinions, Author's Purpose (Google Option)

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4th - 7th
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    Reading Comprehension Skills – Mini-Unit BUNDLE

    Save with this bundle of Reading Comprehension Skills Mini-Units --- Drawing Conclusions, Author’s Purpose and Fact and Opinion.

    Or...save even MORE with the MEGA BUNDLE of 9 Reading Comprehension Skills Mini-Units or the ULTIMATE BUNDLE of 12 Mini-Units...

    --- Reading Comprehension Skills - MEGA BUNDLE! 9 Mini-Units! Making Inferences, Finding the Main Idea, Predicting, Context Clues, Sequencing, Cause and Effect, Drawing Conclusions, Fact & Opinion and Author’s Purpose

    --- Reading Comprehension Skills - ULTIMATE BUNDLE - 12 Mini-Units! Making Inferences, Finding the Main Idea, Predicting, Context Clues, Sequencing, Cause and Effect, Drawing Conclusions, Fact & Opinion, Author's Purpose, Summarizing, Point of View, and Compare & Contrast

    Great News! The student packets in the mini-units are also available as Google Slides resources. In addition to the PDF version, students can complete the packet pages via a file sharing service such as Google Drive, Google Classroom, or in the internet “cloud.” The digital version of the packet is accessible from any computer and allows students to complete their work online.

    * FYI: The anticipatory set activities that accompany each lesson are NOT in a digital format. They will still need to be printed for students due to the hands-on and interactive nature of the activities.

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    This resource includes...

    Drawing Conclusions Mini-Unit

    Help students practice the skill of using story details to draw conclusions with this detailed 3-day mini-unit. Filled with hands-on learning activities, practice reading passages, and direct instruction guides, it’s the perfect resource to help students hone their critical thinking skills. Through creative activities like a Suitcase Investigation, “Draw” a conclusion activity, and Group Puzzle exercise, students will become actively involved in their learning. Direct instruction on how to draw conclusions using textual evidence further develops students’ reading comprehension skills. Five original reading passages also help students master the skill of drawing conclusions. This mini-unit not only engages students in their learning, but also helps them truly develop this critical reading comprehension skill.

    This detailed Drawing Conclusions Mini-Unit includes:

    • 3 Detailed Daily Lesson Plans

    • “Where did they go?” worksheet

    • 6 Travel Clue Cards

    • “DRAW” a Conclusion activity

    • 3 sets of detail puzzle pieces

    • Guided Notes

    • 3 Short Practice Passages

    • Question Stems Graphic Organizer

    • Fact and Opinion Table Sort

    • Reading Passage with Support Practice

    • Nonfiction Passage and Questions

    • Writing Activity

    • Partner Response for Drawing Conclusions

    Drawing Conclusions Mini-Unit Keys:

    - All keys for student work and instruction

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    Author's Purpose Mini-Unit

    Since different reading passages are written for different reasons, it’s essential to help students identify the author’s purpose while reading. In this 3-day mini-unit students will learn about the three main categories of author’s purpose. Through fun and engaging activities like an Author’s Purpose Spinner, Author’s Purpose Mini-Passage Hunt, and Author’s Purpose Sorting Race, students will be actively involved in their learning. They’ll also discover how to figure out the author’s purpose through direct instruction and by reading six reading comprehension passages. In this mini-unit, students will also write to inform, persuade, and entertain. It’s filled with hands-on learning and ample opportunities to practice the critical reading skill of identifying author’s purpose.

    This detailed Author’s Purpose Mini-Unit includes:

    • 3 Detailed Daily Lesson Plans

    • Author’s Purpose Spinner Clues

    • Author’s Purpose Spinners and Arrows

    • 8 Author’s Purpose Mini-Passages

    • Author’s Purpose Sorting Chart

    • Author’s Purpose Chart Clues

    • Guided Notes

    • 3 Short Practice Passages

    • 3 Long Reading Passages

    • Writing Activity

    Author’s Purpose Mini-Unit Keys:

    • All keys for student work and instruction

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    Fact and Opinion Mini-Unit

    Distinguishing between facts and opinions is an essential reading comprehension skill. This unit is designed to help students determine and identify facts and opinions in their reading. In this 3-day mini-unit students will have numerous opportunities to develop their reading interpretation skills. Through creative activities like a Fact and Opinion Spinner Game, Fact and Opinion Sorting and Writing Activity and a hands-on Tri-Fold response card, students become actively involved in their learning. Direct instruction on fact and opinion and various graphic organizers further develop students’ reading comprehension skills. Five original fact and opinion reading comprehension passages also help students master the skill of identifying facts vs. opinions. This unit is designed to engage students as they practice this essential reading comprehension skill.

    This detailed Fact and Opinion Mini-Unit includes:

    • 3 Detailed Daily Lesson Plans

    • Fact and Opinion Clues

    • Tri-Fold Activity Card

    • Fact and Opinion Writing Task

    • Fact and Opinion Spinner Game

    • 3 Short Practice Passages

    • Fact and Opinion T-Chart

    • Fact and Opinion Table Sort

    • Fact Changer Prompts

    • Nonfiction Passage

    • Multiple-Choice Practice

    Fact and Opinion Mini-Unit Keys:

    • All keys for student work and instruction

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    Standards

    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.
    Assess how point of view or purpose shapes the content and style of a text.
    By the end of the year, read and comprehend literary nonfiction in the grades 6–8 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.
    Trace and evaluate the argument and specific claims in a text, assessing whether the reasoning is sound and the evidence is relevant and sufficient to support the claims.
    Analyze the structure an author uses to organize a text, including how the major sections contribute to the whole and to the development of the ideas.

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