Use text features to locate information and make meaning from text (e.g., headings, key words, captions, footnotes). SPI 0601.6.3
Links verified on 6/18/2014
- Captions Help Tell the Story - look at three pictures and try to determine which caption fits best
- Sixth 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]
- Headings - lesson and exercise
- Looking for the Fine Print - students read advertisements to practice reading critically
- Read a Contract - and answer questions [This expired page is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.]
- Read All About It! - use sections of a newspaper to predict where types of stories would be found
- Reading Headlines - students read eight headlines and try to determine what the article is about
- Reading Strategy Checklist - Let students check those statements that reflect the strategies they use.
- Using a Table of Contents - a sample table is given with four questions to answer
- What Am I Looking At? Reading Footnotes - Click on the tabs to learn information about how to use footnotes.
- What are They Selling - students critically evaluate six advertisements
- What's On a Map? - eight questions about various parts of a map
- Why Illustrations aid understanding - Illustrations, when well designed, are a powerful aid to understanding non-quantitative information.
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