Fantastic Non-Fiction

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Standards & Objectives

Academic standards
CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.7
Explain how specific images (e.g., a diagram showing how a machine works) contribute to and clarify a text.
GLE 0201.6.3
Interpret the graphics that support informational texts.
GLE 0301.6.1
Apply appropriate reading strategies to comprehend informational texts.
GLE 0301.6.2
Recognize the different features of informational texts (e.g., separate text boxes, diagrams, captions, charts, graphs).
GLE 0401.6.1
Apply skills and strategies to comprehend informational texts.
GLE 0401.6.2
Recognize the different text features of informational texts (e.g., separate text boxes, diagrams, captions, charts, graphs).
TSS.ELA.2.RI.IKI.7
Identify and explain how illustrations and words contribute to and clarify a text.
TSS.ELA.2.RL.IKI.7
Use information gained from illustrations and words in a print or digital text to demonstrate understanding of its characters, setting, or plot.
 
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Lesson Variations

Blooms taxonomy level: 
Understanding

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