Finding the Topic and Main Idea of a Nonfiction Text
This worksheet provides students with an opportunity to closely examine the difference between a topic and main idea in a nonfiction text. After reading and completing Part 1 as a class, challenge your students to complete Part 2 on their own or with a pa
Review or assess your second graders' understanding of simple nonfiction text features with this delicious index activity. Young readers will practice using an cookbook index to locate information about tasty desserts.
Understanding Academic Vocabulary in a Nonfiction Text
This lesson will provide students with an opportunity to become more comfortable with identifying and defining academic vocabulary words in a nonfiction text about a chicken's life cycle to support comprehension.
Give your young readers some practice using context clues and dictionaries to expand their vocabulary with this reading activity. As students read, they will consider the meaning of tricky words, then write down their definitions using a dictionary.
Children have a naturally inquisitive mind. Foster their curiosity with a walk through an autumn field or park to answer age-old “why” questions. As you walk with your child, you can encourage them to ask questions.
Kids will sharpen their dictionary skills with this challenging guide words sort. By sorting a group of words into their correct dictionary locations, young readers will gain confidence and dexterity in their reading and vocabulary abilities.