Help your student review for the Case 21
Refer, Ask, Explain, Logical
Refer: Refer to parts of stories. (RL 3.5)
Ask: Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding (RL 3.1)
Explain: Explain how specific aspects of a text help the reader understand the information presented. (RL 3.7)
Logical: Describe the logical connection between texts or prior knowledge. (RI 3.8)
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Below are some practices from Readworks that focus on comprehension of Non-Fiction Text.
Compare and Series
Compare and contrast themes (RL 3.9)
Describe a relationship between a series of texts. (RI 3.3)
Set 1: Forgetting the Words / Lessons in Fishing
Print off both these stories and have students compare the texts when they are done reading.
Set 2: A Day on the Slopes / Amra and the Skateboard
Print off these stories and have students compare the texts when they are done reading.
Set 3: Bread Baking Now and Then/ A Bit about Buttons
Print off these stories and have students compare texts when they are done reading.
Describe characters in the story. (RL 3.3)
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, myths, and legends. (RL 3.2
Point of View
Distinguish their point of view from the author’s. (RL 3.6)
Use sentence-level context as clues to understand new words. (L 3.4a)
Determine the main idea of the text. (RI 3.2)
Using text features and information gained from illustrations to answer questions about a text. (RI 3.7, RI 3.5)