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Comprehension - Multiple Genres

Students will apply a range of comprehension strategies to locate key information and link ideas when reading a variety of texts. Use this collection of comprehension texts in the classroom for independent and group literacy tasks when teaching different comprehension strategies. Also included are PowerPoints, question cards and comprehension task cards for each of the main comprehension strategies.

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    Fact or Opinion? - Activity Cards

    A set of 18 activity cards to practice distinguishing between fact and opinion statements.

    Teach Starter Publishing 5 pages Grades: 2 - 3
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    Nonfiction Text Features: Match It Up!

    A set of 36 match-up cards to practice identifying nonfiction text features.

    Teach Starter Publishing 12 pages Grades: 3 - 5
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    Story Elements Worksheet

    In this worksheet, students will read 2 pieces of text and identify characters, settings, problems, and solutions.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Grades: 1 - 2
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    Grade 6 Magazine - What's Buzzing? (Issue 1)

    A beautifully designed, 26-page reading magazine specifically designed for Grade 6 students.

    Teach Starter Publishing 26 pages Grade: 6
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    Fact and Opinion Task Cards

    A set of 12 task cards to practice identifying and writing facts and opinions.

    Teach Starter Publishing 7 pages Grades: 2 - 3
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    Finding the Theme Worksheet

    Identify and explain the theme in 3 short story paragraphs provided in this worksheet.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Text Structure Sorting Cards

    A set of 24 sorting cards to practice identifying different text structures.

    Teach Starter Publishing 12 pages Grades: 4 - 6
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    What's the Genre? Task Cards

    Identify literary genres through a set of 12 task cards with short text passages and multiple-choice questions.

    Teach Starter Publishing 5 pages Grades: 5 - 6
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    Is It a Fact or an Opinion? - Worksheet

    A worksheet to practice identifying facts and opinions.

    Teach Starter Publishing 2 pages Grades: 2 - 3
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    Literary Genre Flash Cards

    Practice identifying the different literary genres and their matching definitions with this set of 16 flash cards.

    Teach Starter Publishing 8 pages Grades: 4 - 6
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    Fictional Book Swap! - Genre Cards

    A set of 12 cards to practice identifying fictional genres.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Grades: 4 - 6
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    Pollinators – Comprehension Task

    An article and comprehension task about pollinators.

    Teach Starter Publishing Grades: 4 - 6
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    Understanding Sequence - Comprehension Task

    A task to use when teaching your students about the sequence text structure.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Grades: 1 - 3
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    Drama Vocabulary Flash Cards

    A set of 16 flash cards to practice defining the different elements of a drama.

    Teach Starter Publishing 8 pages Grades: 3 - 5
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    What's Your Claim? Worksheet

    Identify elements of an argumentative essay and write original claim sentences to support individual reasoning.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Grades: 4 - 6
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    Literary Genres Worksheet

    A worksheet to practice identifying the characteristics found in different literary genres.

    Teach Starter Publishing 3 pages Grades: 4 - 6
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    Literary Plot Elements - Graphic Organizer

    Familiarize students with finding the 5 elements of plot in a literary text.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 4 - 6
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    Fact and Opinion Scoot Activity

    A set of 20 fact and opinion task cards to use as a whole-class scoot activity.

    Teach Starter Publishing 7 pages Grades: 2 - 3
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    Character Analysis: New Year's Activity

    Practice inferring how a character would ring in the new year with this 7-activity booklet.

    Teach Starter Publishing 4 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Back to School Today! Poem

    A poem that explores the feelings students may experience when heading back to school after an extended break.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: PK - 6
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    Character Development Worksheet

    Describe how characters in a story develop in response to major events and challenges with our 3-page Character Development lesson review worksheet.

    Teach Starter Publishing 3 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    Text Features Worksheet

    A worksheet to record different text features found in a piece of text.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 3 - 5
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    What's the Theme? - Graphic Organizer

    Outline and determine the theme of a text with this 1-page graphic organizer worksheet.

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 4 - 6
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    Guess That Genre! - Literary Genre Game

    A board game to practice identifying different fictional genres.

    Teach Starter Publishing 9 pages Grades: 6 - 7
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    Setting-Plot Relationship Worksheet

    A worksheet that explores the connections between setting and plot.

    Teach Starter Publishing 3 pages Grades: 3 - 6
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    Argumentative Essays PowerPoint Presentation

    Teach your students the basics of what makes a good argumentative essay through this downloadable PowerPoint presentation.

    Teach Starter Publishing 11 pages Grades: 5 - 6
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    Elements of Poetry PowerPoint

    An editable PowerPoint to use when teaching elements of poetry.

    Teach Starter Publishing 26 pages Grades: 2 - 4
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    MLK Character Traits Graphic Organizer

    Use our graphic organizer with your students when studying Martin Luther King, Jr.’s notable mental and moral qualities.  

    Teach Starter Publishing 1 page Grades: 2 - 5
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    Character Development Board Game

    Practice character development by choosing your own adventure in this role-playing board game.

    Teach Starter Publishing Grades: 3 - 4
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    Fact vs. Opinion Sort

    Practice differentiating between fact and opinion with this set of 24 sorting cards.

    Teach Starter Publishing 7 pages Grades: 2 - 3
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    Plot Elements Worksheet - "The Gift of Magi"

    Using the companion text “The Gift of the Magi” by O. Henry, students will diagram the narrative structure of the story on the included plot elements worksheet.

    Teach Starter Publishing 8 pages Grade: 6
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    Sound Devices PowerPoint

    An editable PowerPoint to use when teaching sound devices to your students.

    Teach Starter Publishing 29 pages Grades: 3 - 5