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Interactive Reading Notebooks Informational Text: Nonfiction for Common Core 4-8
Grades 4-8. Interactive Reading Notebooks: Informational Text ~ Teaching Nonfiction Strategies for Common Core. Some topics: main idea, outlining nonfiction, summarizing, author's purpose, text structure (description, problem/solution, cause/effect, order/sequence, compare/contrast, persuasion techniques, primary and secondary sources, nonfiction text features. Includes Common Core Alignment and 14 original nonfiction passages for teaching each strategy. $9
Here are two handouts to reinforce the common core standard of "Comparing Informational Text - 3.RI.9". These resources can be used for practically anything (guided instruction, literacy centers, seat work, homework, assessments). If you enjoy this resource check out some of my other common core units.