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.
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.
With this Have Fun Reading Choice Board, budding bookworms can choose from a variety of engaging reading-based activities, from reading in a cozy blanket fort to drawing or acting out their favorite part of a story.
Use this nonfiction comprehension worksheet to help second and third graders learn all about Misty Copeland, the first African American woman to become a principal dancer at the American Ballet Theatre.
Your students will work together to find new vocabulary words and create a short summary of a nonfiction text related to the butterfly life cycle. Use this worksheet as an introduction to the Create a Nonfiction Text Summary lesson plan.
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.