Traveling Terrain: Comprehending Nonfiction Text on the Web


  • Aug 8 2010 4:31 PM

    Louise Bigham

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This lesson, from ReadWriteThink, teaches specific skills to students in order to improve their comprehension of nonfiction text found in Web site format. Strategies include locating specific information, identifying text features of nonfiction text, and generalizing information read to related topics. The lesson centers on a science-oriented Web site, but can be adapted to other content area Web sites.

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    Topics and Grades

    Grade: 3 to 5

    Topics: Life Sciences, English-Language Arts, Reading Comprehension, Science