Classroom Freebies

Informational Text Tips

We all know that informational text is playing a bigger role in our reading instruction.  I've gathered some tips to help you use your science and social studies texts and curriculum to teach the required reading skills. Stop thinking of the content areas as a separate part of your day, bring them into your ELA block.  Here's a free graphic organizer to help your students understand the difference between literary and informational text.
 Free organizer for comparing literary and informational text.