Do your students need targeted practice with using information from illustrations and diagrams? Do they struggle with describing the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in an informational text? Integration of Knowledge and Ideas is the hardest strand for students. This short, informational text with a diagram and photographs will make the perfect literacy center activity, guided reading group lesson, or whole class close read.
This product contains a short informational text about the smoke jumpers who fight wildfires, with a diagram and three photographs. There are 12 task cards with questions focused on understanding how the information in the text and the diagram and illustrations work together, and the text structure of the paragraphs, and the connections between sentences and paragraphs. The same questions are also provided in a worksheet version. Includes both color and grayscale versions of the article, diagram, and photographs.
This product is available in a bundle:
*Diagrams Illustrations Task Card Bundle for RI.3.7 and RI.3.8
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Integration of Knowledge and Ideas:
Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).
Describe the logical connection between particular sentences and paragraphs in a text (e.g., comparison, cause/effect, first/second/third in a sequence).
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