Use this resource with your students to practice one of the core reading strategies: determining importance. Support your young learners as they read, judge, justify, and defend their understanding of a text.
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.
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.