Historical Scientific Technical Texts Nonfiction Reading Passages RI.4.3 RI.5.3

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Do your students struggle to make connections in nonfiction historical texts, science passages, and procedural writing? This resource includes 7 different activities that help students explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why based on specific information in the text.

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Do your students struggle to make connections in nonfiction historical texts, science passages, and procedural writing? This resource includes 7 different activities that help students explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why based on specific information in the text.

Students are introduced to three types of nonfiction writing: historical, scientific, and steps in technical proceduresThrough a variety of nonfiction texts, students will analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.

Through a variety of nonfiction articles and 14 pages of fun and engaging activities, students will learn how to explain events, ideas, and procedures from informational text. Each reading passage includes a high-interest, curriculum-based topic that students will love to read and learn about – perfect for students in 4th and 5th grades.

Included in this download:

  • Activity 1 – Introduction Lesson: 3 Types of Nonfiction Writing
  • Activity #2: The Eiffel Tower: An Iconic Landmark! (Historical Events)
  • Activity #3: Lunar Landing: The Apollo 11 Mission (Historical Events)
  • Activity #4: Narwhals: Unicorns of the Sea (Scientific Ideas)
  • Activity #5: Hailstones: How Do They Form? (Scientific Ideas)
  • Activity #6: Grow Your Own Avocado Tree (Steps in Technical Procedures)
  • Activity #7: Easy No Spread Sugar Cookies (Steps in Technical Procedures)
  • TpT Easel Digital Activity Option
  • Answer Keys

Each activity includes multiple-choice and open-ended questions about making connections in nonfiction texts. Students will be required to identify, describe, and explain events, procedures, ideas, or concepts in a historical, scientific, or technical text, including what happened and why based on specific information in the text.

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These activities are perfect for…

  • whole group lessons
  • independent desk work
  • small groups
  • literacy centers
  • morning work
  • homework
  • assessments
  • early finishers
  • sub plans

The best part?

This resource is NO PREP and easy to use! Add these activities to any nonfiction unit. Through a variety of informational articles and engaging activities, students will quickly learn how to analyze and categorize texts based on the three types of nonfiction writing. These activities will also help your students answer common questions on standardized tests about historical events, scientific ideas, and steps in technical procedures.

In this one convenient resourceyou can…

  • have ready-to-go activities that will help your students improve their critical thinking skills while gaining a deeper understanding of what they read
  • use these pre-made activities as sub plans when you need to take a day (or week) off!
  • print and go – includes everything you need to teach and reinforce reading skills anytime during the year!

Supports Common Core Standards (CCSS):

RI.3.3 (please see preview to determine if this resource is a good fit for your 3rd graders)

RI.4.3

RI.5.3

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