Text dependent questions are reading comprehension questions that can only be answered by referring to the text. Students have to read the text closely and use inferential thinking to determine the answer. Use this list of text dependent questions for you
Help your students absorb the details of a text and make inferences about what they read with the strategy of close reading. By reading closely, students will become better able to understand complex themes and nuances in a text.
Can your class name the Native American tribes? In this lesson that integrates social studies with language arts, students will research the tribes of Native Americans who lived in various regions of the United States!
A key component of reading comprehension is being able to draw conclusions—or make inferences—about what we read. Use this resource to give your students extra practice making their own inferences based on simple sentences.
Making inferences is a critical skill for young readers to master, as it helps them look beyond the words on the page to figure out the author's message. Use these simple sentences to get your students started in making their own inferences!
Good readers make inferences using story details and their own background knowledge to figure out information that isn't provided by the author. Help your students practice making inferences using quotes from their reading with this graphic organizer.