Use these ready-made templates to help students track the specific characteristics of nonfiction text and informational articles. Maintaining a list of ideas will help students write their own arguments, identify academic terms, write effective claims with significant evidence, etc. In addition, it will provide ideas for future papers based on specific topics they have read and are familiar with. So, whether you use the entire chart or aspects of it, continuing along in this manner will help all readers/writers to improve their reading comprehension and writer’s craft.
Students can work in groups or in pairs in order to complete the chart.
Product includes 2 landscaped charts without answers, and a completed one with possible answers for an article about elephants.
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