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Use text features (e.g., headings, subheadings, formatting) as appropriate to signal simple relationships between ideas. 0601.3.9

Links verified on 6/1/2014

  1. Captions Help Tell the Story - students look at three pictures and try to determine which caption fits best This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  2. Dust Bowl Timeline - (from PBS) Use this timeline to practice this SPI.
    1. This is a link to another Internet4Classrooms pageOther Timelines at Internet4Classrooms
  3. Looking for the Fine Print - students read advertisements to practice reading critically This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  4. News Stories with Comprehension Quizzes [from the BBC] - (1) White loafers and passport control, (2) Hungry ferret causes rail scare, (3) Dyslexic boy's site wins top award, (4) Otters head for towns and cities, (5) Demolition fears after city blaze. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
    1. A resource for the teacher to use in planning their lessonsNews Quiz Archive - over 50 news stories from the BBC - Choose carefully, not all of these would be appropriate for 6th grade students.
  5. Using Graph and Charts
    1. Interpreting a Data Chart - students practice by answering questions about what can be found in a grid chart This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
    2. Interpreting Column Graphs - students practice by answering ten questions about the graph This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
    3. Interpreting Circle (Pie) Graphs - students practice by answering eight questions about the graph This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
    4. Using Graphs to Understand Data - a five-question multiple-choice quiz This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
  6. Using Maps
    1. Beginner's Map Reading Skills - Several activities are presented to assist in teaching the concepts of reading maps. A lesson plan can be found at this site
    2. Graphs and charts - five different graphs and charts for you to consider This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
    3. How to read a map - Several activities are presented to assist in teaching the concepts of reading maps. [This expired index of pages is from the Internet Archive known as the Wayback Machine.] . A lesson plan can be found at this site
    4. Index of topics and quizzes - by David J. Leveson at CUNY in Brooklyn, NY
    5. Latitude and Longitude quiz - quiz that checks answers This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding
    6. Map Reading Activities - practice reading maps using compasses, latitude, longitude and more This link includes something for the teacher to print
    7. Mathematics of Cartography - several map activity from Cynthia Lanius
    8. National Atlas of the United States
    9. What's On a Map? - eight questions about using various parts of a map This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  7. Read All About It! - Newspapers are divided into standard sections. Students use sections to predict where types of stories would be found This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  8. Reading Headlines - students read eight headlines and try to determine what the article is about This site is interactive and allows students to play a game or input or collect data
  9. Reading Headlines - Match the newspaper headlines on the left to the newspaper section on the right. This site includes questions for your students to check their understanding

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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