Brochures: A Creative Format for the Study of Informational Texts

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General Information

Subject(s): English Language Arts
Grade Level(s): 7
Intended Audience: Educators educators
Suggested Technology: Document Camera, Computer for Presenter, Computers for Students, Internet Connection, Overhead Projector, Adobe Acrobat Reader, Microsoft Office
Instructional Time: 6 Hour(s)
Keywords: informational text, text features, , main idea, central idea, lionfish, Burmese python, supporting details, key details
Instructional Component Type(s): Lesson Plan Worksheet Assessment Text Resource Formative Assessment

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2 Lesson Plans

A Search for Central Ideas: Examining Florida Wildlife

In this four-part series, students will read informational texts in the form of brochures created by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission. Students will work in groups to complete a graphic organizer to identify text features, determine the meaning of selected vocabulary, and compare central ideas. Students will also conduct research about Florida wildlife to create an original brochure with a variety of text features.

Incursion of the Lionfish: Text Features, Text Structures

In this lesson, students will conduct research of informational texts to answer a question related to the invasion of lionfish in the Gulf of Mexico. Students will work to analyze how the use of text features convey purpose in text. A research graphic organizer for research and text features cards has been included with the lesson.



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Lesson Plans

A Search for Central Ideas: Examining Florida Wildlife:

In this four-part series, students will read informational texts in the form of brochures created by the Florida Fish and Wildlife Commission. Students will work in groups to complete a graphic organizer to identify text features, determine the meaning of selected vocabulary, and compare central ideas. Students will also conduct research about Florida wildlife to create an original brochure with a variety of text features.

Type: Lesson Plan

Incursion of the Lionfish: Text Features, Text Structures:

In this lesson, students will conduct research of informational texts to answer a question related to the invasion of lionfish in the Gulf of Mexico. Students will work to analyze how the use of text features convey purpose in text. A research graphic organizer for research and text features cards has been included with the lesson.



Type: Lesson Plan