Kid Tips for Reading Information Text

Item description: 

This one page PDF gives simple strategies for reading informational text. The first section tells children what to do before reading (think about prior knowledge, preview/predict, and form questions). The second section outlines what to do while reading (word attack and basic reading strategies). The last section encourages students to summarize and reflect upon what was read.

 

Standards & Objectives

Academic standards
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.4
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning word and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range...
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.5
Demonstrate understanding of figurative language, word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.3.6
Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain-specific words and phrases, including those that signal...
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.3
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills in decoding words.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.3.4
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.10
By the end of the year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, at the high end of...
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.1
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.3.10
By the end of the year, read and comprehend literature, including stories, dramas, and poetry, at the high end of the grades 2-3 text complexity...
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.SL.3.5
Create engaging audio recordings of stories or poems that demonstrate fluid reading at an understandable pace; add visual displays when appropriate...
GLE 0301.1.2
Demonstrate knowledge of strategies and resources to determine the definition, pronunciation, and usage of words and phrases.
GLE 0301.6.1
Apply appropriate reading strategies to comprehend informational texts.
GLE 0301.8.1
Use active comprehension strategies before, during, and after reading.
SPI 0301.1.12
Choose correctly (or incorrectly) spelled words in context.
SPI 0301.1.16
Determine word meanings using prefixes, suffixes and/or context clues.
SPI 0301.1.19
Recognize grade appropriate vocabulary, including multiple-meaning words, within context.
SPI 0301.1.20
Determine word meaning through context clues.
TSS.ELA.3.FL.F.5
Read with sufficient accuracy and fluency to support comprehension.
TSS.ELA.3.FL.PWR.3
Know and apply grade-level phonics and word analysis skills when decoding isolated words and in connected text.
TSS.ELA.3.FL.VA.7a
Determine or clarify the meaning of unknown and multiple-meaning words and phrases based on grade 3 reading and content, choosing flexibly from a range of...
TSS.ELA.3.FL.VA.7b
Demonstrate understanding of word relationships and nuances in word meanings.
TSS.ELA.3.FL.VA.7c
Acquire and use accurately grade-appropriate conversational, general academic, and domain specific words and phrases, including those that signal spatial...
TSS.ELA.3.RI.KID.1
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as a basis for the answers.
TSS.ELA.3.RI.RRTC.10
Read and comprehend stories and informational texts at the high end of the grades 2-3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
TSS.ELA.3.RL.KID.1
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as a basis for the answers.
TSS.ELA.3.RL.RRTC.10
Read and comprehend stories and poems at the high end of the grades 2-3 text complexity band independently and proficiently.
TSS.ELA.3.SL.PKI.5
Add audio or visual elements when appropriate to emphasize or enhance certain facts or details.
 
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Ideas for Use

This flyer would be great to post in the classroom, place in a notebook, and/or send home to guild parents as the coach their child. The language is straight forward and easy to interpret.

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