Fact: This resource will give your students practice sorting out facts and opinions in their reading. Students will use this graphic organizer to distinguish between facts and opinions they find in their text and explain their reasoning.
Introduce your second and third graders to the inspiring mathematician and physicist Katherine Johnson. After reading a short biography, children will use what they've learned to answer nonfiction comprehension questions about the text.
When Christina Koch and Jessica Meir traveled to the International Space Station in October 2019, they went down in history as having completed the first all-female spacewalk. Children can learn about this momentous trip with the help of this worksheet.
Use this exercise to give your students practice developing an opinion about a nonfiction topic. They will read a short passage and express an opinion about the topic based on the evidence in the text.
In this historical heroes worksheet, children are introduced to Booker T. Washington, who rose from slavery to help found Tuskegee University and advocate for the educational and civl rights of fellow African Americans.