Find It In The Text Activity


How to teach Citing Evidence

Using this Find It In The Text Activity, students ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.

Being able to interact with the text that they are reading will help your students to gain a better understanding of what they have read. This activity will help your students as they read independently.

Students will read “Found Money” and using the “Good Readers…”

poster and graphic organizer to find the answers to questions in the

text. Then, students can use the same graphic organizer as they read any text to practice finding the answer in the text.

Other resources to use with this Find It In The Text Activity

If you are using this activity, your students are probably learning about supporting their ideas.

Use this Topic Opinion and Supporting Evidence Graphic Organizer Worksheet as an additional resource for your students.

Introduce this activity by having students share their opinions about their favorite foods. Next, students give reasons to support why they chose that food to be their favorite. Then, students complete the activity independently or with a partner. Once finished, students use the graphic organizer to write a cohesive paper. Finally, students share their opinions about the topic that they chose in a gallery walk or other presentation format.

Be sure to check out more Reading Comprehension Worksheets.

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