Informational Text Structure 191-200
Understands the purpose of a Venn diagram
Makes comparative judgments about characters in informative text.
Explains a given comparison.
Orders directions sequentially.
Identifies the characteristics of textbooks.
Recognizes characteristics of a glossary.
Uses the structures of glossaries.
Make a Venn diagram comparing and contrasting informational reading and fiction reading.
Find and read an article from the newspaper. Make judgments about the main person in the article and support those judgments by referring back to specific words, phrases, or sentences from the article.
Find a article that makes a comparison within it. Identify the article, the comparison, and explain what the reader is to gain by the comparison.
Complete the tasks within the link to the right.
Make (10) statements regarding textbooks and novels. Begin each sentence with, "Textbooks use ------, but novels do not."
Using any textbook, answer the following questions: In this particular book, where is the glossary? About how many pages is it? Are there "guide words" on the page? What formatting tools do they use within the glossary? (color, bold, italics, or parentheses...) What is the purpose of a glossary?
Complete the worksheet that is within the link to the right.