Teacher Created Materials’ TIME for Kids: Exploring Nonfiction is a supplemental product that supports reading instruction in grades K-5. Content is available in print format. Instruction focuses on developing students’ reading comprehension skills using short, Informational texts that address a variety of content areas and student interests. Learning List recently reviewed resources for grade 4.
Exploring Nonfiction’s grade 4 resources are contained in a classroom kit that includes sets of nonfiction text cards addressing topics in math, social studies, science, and language arts. Cards are numbered and color coded by subject area (e.g., green = science). The front of each text card presents a short nonfiction piece, such as an article or letter. The back of each card contains “Comprehension Connection” and “Skill Focus” features, a list of key vocabulary, and a “Writing Extension” task. [Read more…]
Each Exploring Nonfiction text card may be used to support one or more lessons that develop specific reading skills, such as using maps, referencing a glossary, and summarizing information. Reading selections are cross-curricular and address topics in science, social studies, math, and language arts. Nonfiction content is provided by TIME for Kids and is differentiated for students reading at- and below grade level.
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