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7th Grade - Use Text Features

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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). 0701.6.9


Links verified on 6/4/2014


  1. 7 Critical Reading Strategies - posted by Salisbury University in Maryland
  2. Classroom Strategies - tips for teachers from Reading Rockets
  3. Headings - lesson and exercise This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  4. Looking for the Fine Print - students read advertisements to practice reading critically This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  5. 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
  6. Read All About It! - use sections of a newspaper to predict where types of stories would be found This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  7. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsReading Strategies - what you can do to become a better reader An Adobe Acrobat document in .pdf format This link includes something for the teacher to print
  8. 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
  9. 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 you’ve analyzed
  10. 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.
  11. Using a Table of Contents - a sample table is given with four questions to answer This link includes something for the teacher to print

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