NONFICTION ANALYSIS GUIDES
Polk Bros. Foundation Center for Urban Education
These guides can be used with any text.
They include graphic organizers into which students input relevant ideas and information
Most of the guides end with a short constructed response task.
If students complete the guide independently and then
pair, compare, repair (improve), they will learn more!
Comprehension of Nonfiction Text—Science or Social Science
Analyze Different Sources—Science of Social Science
Evaluate Support for a Claim – Social Science or Science Issues
More Nonfiction Analysis Guides and Sources
Assessments Posters Lesson Plans NWEA Vocabulary
Reference Sources and Tools list based on NWEA
One-Page Nonfiction Readings to Apply Strategies and Assess Competence
Nonfiction and Fiction One-Page Readings
with skill-focused multiple choice questions and graphic organizers
Paired Nonfiction and Fiction Readings