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Reading Comprehension: Nonfiction, Grade 5 - Print

EMC: 3265
Build strong reading comprehension skills with leveled nonfiction texts and comprehension activities! Engage fifth-grade students in high-quality reading comprehension lessons that include texts with a variety of text structures, dictionaries, comprehension activities, writing prompt activities, and more. Read more below
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EMC Number: 3265

Page Count: 128

EAN: 9781645143383

Teach reading comprehension skills and nonfiction text structures to your fifth-grade students!

Choose from 10 units that span a variety of text structures and topics or use them all!

Text structures include:

  • Question and answer
  • Main idea and details
  • Cause and effect
  • Compare and contrast
  • Time order

Nonfiction texts in the grade 5 book include a variety of content-area topics:

Science:

  • “The Value of Weeds” Level S
  • “Amazing Ants” Level T
  • “Gravity in Our Solar System” Level V

Social Studies:

  • “A Viking Voyage” Level U
  • “Spying During the Revolutionary War” Level V
  • “Comparing Education in Two Cultures” Level W

Geography:

  • “Earth’s Precious Water” Level U

Biography:

  • “Benjamin Banneker: Astronomer, Writer, and Antislavery Activist” Level T
  • “Thurgood Marshall: Champion of Equal Rights” Level V

How-to:

  • “How to Fish” Level U

Each unit includes:

  • Teacher support pages with a lesson plan and objective
  • A dictionary that identifies content and academic vocabulary
  • A close-reading activity
  • A comprehension and vocabulary activity
  • An oral close-reading activity with questions to help guide students in a discussion
  • A text structure analysis activity
  • A culminating text-based writing activity

Additional teacher resources:

  • Overview article and writing prompts chart
  • Five elements of nonfiction text chart
  • Five structures of nonfiction text
  • An answer key

Revised edition! This resource replaces Reading Informational Text and includes updates to the content.

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