The graphic organizers all develop "close reading"--as students analyze a reading and provide "evidence" to support their ideas
--the conclusions they draw about the topic--thereby developing competence for Common Core Reading Anchor 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.
Graphic Organizers to Guide and Assess Reading Skills with Nonfiction
All are designed as scaffolds that students then can use to write to explain their learning.
When students write based on their graphic organizer they develop the Common Core explanatory writing competence aligned with this CCSS
Writing Anchor Standard 2: Write informative/explanatory texts to examine and convey complex ideas and information clearly and accurately
through the effective selection, organization, and analysis of content.
Graphic Organizers to Guide/Assess NONFICTION READING
You can use the graphic organizers in this section to guide/assess student nonfiction reading
--including of these one-page passages.