Extend informational text practice in the classroom with our free, downloadable teacher resources. Find graphic organizers aligned to standards and lesson guides below.
All of our graphic organizers can be used with any article in The Juice and designed to target specific reading skills. Find and download graphic organizers by informational text standard.
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- RI.1 Anchor Standard: Key Ideas and Details – 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.
- RI.2 Anchor Standard: Key Ideas and Details – Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
- RI.3 Anchor Standard: Key Ideas and Details – Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Our lesson plans and guides offer activities for targeting informational text skills across subject areas.
This guide includes ideas for how teach informational text in the social studies classroom. Find pre-reading, during reading and post reading activities that can accompany any article in The Juice.
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