RI.1.5 Lesson Plans

CCSS.ELA-LITERACY.RI.1.5

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"Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text."

These lesson plans can help students practise this Common Core State Standards skill.

Lesson Plans

Mini Dictionaries!
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Mini Dictionaries!
Smaller dictionaries that are totally relevant to the material being read? In this lesson, students will learn that these miraculously really do exist and go by the name of glossaries!
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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Calling All Continents!
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Calling All Continents!
Can your students call out the names of the continents? In this exciting lesson, students will learn the names of the major continents through an interactive process of word and map identification.
Year 2
Social studies
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More and More Maps!
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More and More Maps!
Make maps relevant for your class! With an introduction to basic map skills, students will discover the nuts and bolts of how maps are designed. They will even have the chance to map out relevant places like their school and neighbourhood!
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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Picturing Goods and Services
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Picturing Goods and Services
Help your students “picture” the difference between goods and services! In this lesson which integrates art, reading, and social studies, your students will both find and create examples of goods and services.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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Studying Authors: Nonfiction Writing
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Studying Authors: Nonfiction Writing
Learning from others is a huge part of getting better at something, including writing! In this lesson, students will study works by nonfiction authors to enhance their own nonfiction writing.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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Find the Text Feature
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Find the Text Feature
Get your students excited about expository text through this fun introduction to text features! Students will create their own glossary of nonfiction text features.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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What's in a Text Feature?
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What's in a Text Feature?
Ever wondered how to explain what an index is to a 6 year old? Look no further! Use this engaging lesson to help your students become text feature experts.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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Classifying Nonfiction Details
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Classifying Nonfiction Details
As students re-read nonfiction texts, have them classify visual features and record learnings from the captions.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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Text Feature Detective
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Text Feature Detective
From labeled pictures to glossaries, there are lots of different nonfiction text features for students to learn about. In this lesson, students hunt for text features while learning how they provide meaning and present information.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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Dictionaries & Definitions
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Dictionaries & Definitions
In this lesson, students will practise defining words by making their own vocabulary cards. This lesson plan can be used alone or with the Mini Dictionaries lesson plan.
Year 2
Reading & Writing
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