Text Options for the Visually Impaired Font Size: a- A+ Color: A A A Revert 
Close vision bar
Open vision bar
Informational Text

FIRST AND SECONDHAND ACCOUNTS

Oregon Trail  Compare a first and secondhand account of the Oregon Trail.

Compare and Contrast Accounts  Lesson on the differences between first and secondhand accounts.

AUTHOR'S VIEWPOINT

Study Zone Learn to determine an author's viewpoint by finding clues in the text.

TEXT FEATURES

Text Feature Powerpoint  Use this powerpoint to review common text features.

INFERENCING

Powtoon Inferencing Video This is a good introduction to making inferences.

Inferencing Video  A video where inferences are made by the main character.

Making Inferences Practice using text clues and background knowledge to make inferences.

 
MAIN IDEA
 
Main Idea Identify the main idea in paragraphs about Benjamin Franklin.

Main Idea Read passages about volcanoes, earthquakes, and floods and identify the main idea.

Supporting Details Find details in passages that suppoort the main idea.
 
Main Idea Quiz Read the passage and choose the main idea.
 
Main Idea Practice Read the passage and choose the main idea.

"Spiders"   Read this interesting articles from National Geographic Explorer and determine the main idea.

SUMMARIZING

Got Poison?  Summarizing nonfiction text with this article from National Geographic Explorer.

FIRST AND SECONDHAND ACCOUNTS

Oregon Trail  Compare a first and secondhand account of the Oregon Trail.

Compare and Contrast Accounts