Lesson details


English Language Arts


Reading - Informational Text


Meaning and Context-Determine meaning, develop logical interpretations

Recommended Technology: 
  • Computer
  • Smart Board
  • Document Camera
Other instructional materials or notes: 
  • Nonfiction mentor text
  • Grade level books for students to read during independent and partner reading time.

Chatting About Nonfiction

1-2 hours
Lesson type: 
Traditional Lesson
Lesson overview: 

The students will be able to chat about the pages they are reading by looking closely at the pages. They will study not only the words but the pictures. They will ask themselves what happened before, and what might happen after to help chat about the page/book. 

Essential Question: 

Why is it important to chat about a page or book when reading nonfiction? How can this allow you to learn more about a topic? 

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