All provide opportunities to develop students' competence for Common Core Anchor Reading Standard 1:
Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it;
cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.
|Nonfiction Resources from the Center for Urban Education|
Focus Thoughtful Reading!
Graphic Organizers to Guide/Assess Nonfiction Reading
One-Page Nonfiction Readings by Grade Level
Developed by the Center for Urban Education
These passages are listed at their readability level according to the Fry formula.
You may want to use a reading from an earlier or later grade level
because the formula does not factor in conceptual difficulty of a text.
Skill-focused multiple choice questions and graphic organizers