Using this activity, students will identify the details and main idea in text. Students will record information in expository text by completing the provided graphic organizer. Possible extension activities and adaptations included. Common Core State Standards addressed: RI.2.2, RI.2.10, RI.3.2, RI.3.10. *This resource can be adapted for younger grades as well.
Expository Exploration - Expository Text Structure
By the end of year, read and comprehend informational texts, including history/social studies, science, and technical texts, in the grades 2–3 text complexity band proficiently, with scaffolding as needed at the high end of the range.