Reflection: Diverse Entry Points Putting it Together: Growing Ideas with Others - Section 3: Independent Practice


Students can read almost any grade appropriate nonfiction text for this lesson. It can come from a magazine, a kids news magazine like Time for Kids or National Geographic Kids. You can also select a nonfiction text that supports a different content such as science, social studies, another subject. Of course, if you give student a choice of which nonfiction text to read, you can select a few that are easier and a few that are more challenging. The skills you are teaching with the lessons in the nonfiction reading unit can be applied to any nonfiction article.

  Differentiating with Different Articles
  Diverse Entry Points: Differentiating with Different Articles
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Putting it Together: Growing Ideas with Others

Unit 9: Exploring Information in Nonfiction Texts
Lesson 3 of 14

Objective: SWBAT respond to the text and developing deeper understanding by discussing their ideas with their peers.

Big Idea: Students learn that sometimes questions can be answered by their peers and there are other ways to understand a new idea.

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English / Language Arts, Reading, comprehension question, Comprehension (Reading), Nonfiction (Reading), sharing, Nonfiction Literature, main idea, nonfiction, group work, collaboration, comprehension, informational text, informational, Fourth Grade, Groups, sharing ideas, discussions, inferring, subheadings, subtitles
  40 minutes
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