Reflection: Student Communication Text Feature Diagrams - Section 2: Explaining Text with Diagrams


Students created text from diagrams in very creative ways.  I was impressed by some of the prior knowledge students were able to write about when prompted by the diagrams.  Visual cues were effective ways to create Text as evident by the details in the summary corresponding to the diagrams (see resource).

  Student Communication: Summarizing Diagrams
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Text Feature Diagrams

Unit 2: Text Features in Informational Text
Lesson 7 of 10

Objective: Students will be able to identify and create diagrams associated with informational text.

Big Idea: Visual representations are text features that facilitate locating facts and information.

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English / Language Arts, Reading, Nonfiction (Reading), diagram, Label, text features
  70 minutes
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