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
All authors write for a reason, be it to explain, entertain, or persuade their readers. In this activity, your students will consider the author’s purpose of a book of their choosing, then justify their answer.
This short nonfiction text will teach students about the ocean, and includes questions to help students identify the author’s point of view and purpose for writing the text by focusing on important vocabulary words that support the main idea.
Are your children voracious readers? Do they like learning about history, science, or culture? Let them practice reading nonfiction with these educator-created pages on everything from the scientific method to the history of chocolate. In these worksheet resources, your readers practice reading nonfiction and answering comprehension questions about a wide range of topics.