Inferring Anchor Chart Standards addressed by using this chart: 4th grade: 1. Refer to details and examples in a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text. 5th grade: 1. Quote accurately from a text when explaining what the text says explicitly and when drawing inferences from the text.
Expository Text Features: Upper primary idea might be brainstorm the text features - then get the students to find texts in a newspaper or magazine which are examples of each feature, then to demonstrant in a poster form as this pic indicates.
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