Instructional Resources introduce the types, features, and structures of functional text. These handouts can be used as teacher-directed introductory lessons.
Practice Activities provide students with opportunities to work with functional text documents. Each lesson features a document followed by skill-building questions and an activity.
Learning Stations engage students in small-group activities. Students are able to examine, analyze, and discuss a functional text document.
Assessment Prep tests students' understanding of functional text documents. This section features a document followed by comprehension questions written in standardized test format.
Bulletin Board Ideas and More are activities that can be used to reinforce and extend student learning
This book can be used for independent practice, small-group or classroom instruction, and as homework. The activities are designed to supplement or enhance the regular classroom reading curriculum or can be used with ESL and Title I students. Comprehending Functional Text is aligned to Common Core State Standards and includes instruction, practice, and after-work assessment. Reproducible. 64 pages. Grades 6-8.