Friday, August 18, 2023

FREE LANGUAGE ARTS LESSON - “FREE Show Evidence From the Text: Nonfiction Reading Practice”

by Tracee Orman
6th - 9th Grade

Do your students know how to adequately show evidence from the text when they are asked? We often take for granted that students automatically know how to do this.

Use my Show Evidence From the Text: Nonfiction Reading Practice *FREE* resource to help your students! This resource includes a visual aid to help students remember, as well as ONE nonfiction passage with questions to practice citing evidence from the text. Suggested answers for each question (and identification of evidence from the passage) ARE included.

This is the FREE version. To get all THREE of the nonfiction passages and all of the visual aids, you can purchase the full version here:

Show Evidence From the Text: Nonfiction Reading Practice FULL VERSION

Aligned with the following Common Core State Standards:

Read closely to determine what the text says explicitly and to make logical inferences from it; cite specific textual evidence when writing or speaking to support conclusions drawn from the text.

Read and comprehend complex literary and informational texts independently and proficiently.

Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.

Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.

Write routinely over extended time frames (time for research, reflection, and revision) and shorter time frames (a single sitting or a day or two) for a range of tasks, purposes, and audiences.

The file is a non-editable PDF file. It is meant to be printed and shared with your students.

Created and copyrighted by Tracee Orman

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