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Informational texts can be tricky for students to comprehend. Provide focused practice with six effective strategies using this "Strategy Quick Reads" resource. Each strategy is practiced with a different graphic organizer designed to help students understand the passage. The informational text passage will engage young readers and give them the targeted practice they need to succeed at comprehending informational text.
⭐One informational text passage is used in six different standards-based graphic organizers. These organizers will help your students practice the following critical comprehension skills:
• using text evidence to answer explicit and inferential questions
• identifying the main idea and supporting details
• writing a summary
• explaining what happened and why it happened
• determining the meaning of words with context clues
• close reading of the text
Step-by-step lesson plans for the six strategy-based graphic organizers are included in this resource making it easy to use. These lesson plans feature learning goals, supplies/materials needed, and suggestions for making the most of the graphic organizers.
Need help with teaching the strategies? No worries! There are detailed strategy guides for each of the six graphic organizers provided for you. These guides are PACKED with explicit teaching points so you can help your students thoroughly understand how to apply the strategies when reading informational text.
Included in this resource:
• Lesson Overview - pacing suggestions, reading level, and standards
• Table of Contents and Strategies
• 6 Days of Step-by-Step Lesson Plans
• 6 Detailed Strategy Guides
• 6 Graphic Organizers Based on One Informational Text Passage
• Answer Keys for All Graphic Organizers
⭐ The Text Evidence Graphic Organizer offers 2 options: literal AND inferential questions. Choose the one your students need the most practice with answering or use both for even more practice!
▶️ I'm a busy teacher on a budget...just like you. Because I want you to get your money's worth from this resource, you can view the ENTIRE product in the preview file, so you can be confident that this is exactly what you need for your students!
Strategy Quick Reads is provided in 2 convenient formats in a zip folder: PDF and flattened PowerPoint®️.
❶ Print the PDF to make copies for your students.
❷ Use the flattened PowerPoint during your presentation when teaching the strategies to your students.
This resource is so versatile that it can be used in many instructional settings - guided reading, shared reading, close reading, literacy centers, Response to Intervention groups, homework...there LOTS of uses with this resource!
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