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Close reading informational text: "Energy: Sources of Energy"

This sequence of lessons is based on text-dependent questions that are answered through a close reading of Chapter 1 of "Energy: Sources of Energy" by Lisa A. Boehm.

Lessons

  • Answer questions about a text

    In this lesson you will learn to answer questions about a text by citing evidence.

  • Examine the relationships between three concepts

    In this lesson, you will learn to examine the relationships between three concepts by asking yourself, “What do they have in common and what is different?”

  • Use a chart to determine the meaning of new words

    In this lesson you will learn how to use a chart to determine the meaning of new words by examining how the information in the table is connected.

  • Support your thinking with evidence from the text

    In this lesson you will learn to support your thinking with evidence from the text by combining your thinking with evidence from the text.

  • Explain how main ideas are supported by key details

    In this lesson you will learn to explain how main ideas are supported by key details by looking at headings and explaining which ideas and details give the most important information about that topic.

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