(Unit test 4 will be scheduled for 12/21, 12/22, 12/23).
Recognize Organizational formats to assist in comprehension of informational texts.
Use the table of contents and indexes to locate information.
Use text features, such as headings, captions, and titles to understand and interpret informational texts.
Write a compare and contrast essay using the 5 paragraph essay format.
Specific Non-Fiction: Instructional text organization, reading maps, posters and fliers, charts and graphs, etc.
Reading and interpreting Indexes
Reading and interpreting a Table of Contents
Writing the 5 paragraph essay
Comparing and contrasting information
Sequence of Events
Good readers can distinguish non-fiction from fiction.
Good readers of non-fiction have strategies for getting the most information as possible from a non-fiction text.
Good readers of non-fiction can recognize the different structure that texts take.
Good non-fiction readers have strategies for reading reference texts.
Good readers can figure out the chronological order of any type of reading passage.
Good readers of non-fiction can interpret charts, graphs and diagrams.
Good non-fiction readers know how to navigate the visual aids and other reference materials that accompany texts.