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Use text features to locate information and make meaning from text (e.g., headings, key words, captions, tables of content, footnotes, illustrations). 0801.6.11


Links verified on 9/12/2014


  1. Eighth Grade Reading - Read the introduction and the passage that follows. Then read each question and mark the circle next to the correct answer. [this test released by Texas] This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  2. Ninth Grade Reading - [somewhat advanced for this grade level student] Read the introduction and the passage that follows. Then read each question and mark the circle next to the correct answer. [this test released by Texas] This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  3. Exploring Ways Authors Use Text Structures to Convey Meaning - lesson plan A lesson plan can be found at this site
  4. Guiding Students Through Expository Text with Text Feature Walks - lesson plan from Reading Rockets A lesson plan can be found at this site
  5. Headings - lesson and exercise This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  6. How Does Understanding Text Features Benefit Reading Comprehension? - Refers to the characteristics or features of texts, and how those characteristics or features are arranged. The ability to visualize the features of a text type, and how those features are arranged, is vital to the construction of meaning when reading.
  7. Informational Text - Twenty page lesson plan. A lesson plan can be found at this site An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format
  8. Mapping the Road - [video 3:14 min] A mechanic helps Question Man (Joey Kola) read a road map.
  9. Reading the Fine Print - students read advertisements to practice reading critically This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  10. Parts of a Newspaper - Newspapers are usually divided into different sections. Each section covers a particular type of news.Drag and drop each news topic onto the correct newspaper section
  11. Read a Contract - and answer questions [This expired link is available through the Wayback Machine Internet Archive. If the page doesn't load quickly click on Impatient? at the bottom right of the page.]This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  12. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsReading Strategy Checklist - Let students check those statements that reflect the strategies they use. This link includes something for the teacher to print
  13. Reading Charts and Graphs - In this lesson you will: Read bar graphs, pie charts, and grid charts; Review percentages in pie charts; and Compare types of information shown in different kinds of charts.
  14. A PowerPoint show related to this standardText Features - 16 slide PowerPoint show with examples of text features with definitions, and explanations for how text features help readers
  15. Truth in Advertising - In this lesson you will: Read and identify various types of advertisements; Analyze advertisements for examples of persuasive writing, generalizing, exaggeration, and scare tactics; and Write responses to ads that youve analyzed.
  16. Use Text Features and Skimming to Make Predictions About a Text - core lesson plan A lesson plan can be found at this site
  17. Using a Table of Contents - a sample table is given with four questions to answer This link includes something for the teacher to print
  18. Why Do Authors Use Text Features? - lesson plan: Students will analyze nonfiction text in order to determine why authors use a variety of text features. A lesson plan can be found at this site An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format


A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessons site for teachers | A PowerPoint show related to this standard PowerPoint show | An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format Acrobat document | A Microsoft Word document to be downloaded Word document | This interactive site would work well on an interactive whiteboard whiteboard resource | This resource includes voice instructions for students sound | A video is available through this link video format | This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data interactive lesson | This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding a quiz | A lesson plan can be found at this site lesson plan | This link includes something for the teacher to print to print

 

 

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