3. Student Learning Map

  • Topic:4. Reading Applications - Text Structures
  • Subject(s):
  • Days:10
  • Grade(s):
Key Learning:  Informational and narrative text are organized with features and structures designed to assist readers in understanding the content. By utilizing specific strategies to analyze these features and structures, readers gain a better understanding and recall of the content.

Course codes: 1008040 Reading; 1008050 Adv. Reading; 1000010 Int. Reading; 1002181 ESOL Reading
Unit Essential Question(s):
How do text features and structures help readers comprehend text? 
Additional Information:

 Daily use of:
using fix-up strategies
written response (e.g. journal, paraphrase, summarize, learning log, assessment prompt)
Higher order thinking questions
The following district adopted CIRP materials must be used in sequence dictated by the publisher.  The district curriculum map dictates the standard(s) to be taught and program materials will support the maps.   CIRP Programs: SRA Reach Higher (Corrective Reading), Voyager Beginnings(6th) & Journeys (7th), and Read 180 (8th).

Vocabulary Report

  • indices - index
  • word origins - Where words come from
  • etymology - the history of a word or word element, including its origins and derivation.
  • key/guide words - first and last words on a reference page
  • captions - a title or explanation for a picture or illustration, esp. in a magazine.
  • diagrams - A plan, sketch, drawing, or outline designed to demonstrate or explain how something works or to clarify the relationship between the parts of a whole.
  • charts/graphs - a graphic representation
  • forms - to place in order; arrange; organize.
  • graphic depictions - visual representation
  • bod face type - emphasized by using bold print
  • italics - (characters set in type that slants to the right) to distinguish certain words
  • heading - titles and subtitles used in text to organize material
  • sub-heading - help a reader to locate detailed information quickly
  • title - descriptive heading or caption, as of a chapter, section, or other part of a book.
  • sub-title - a secondary or subordinate title of a literary work, usually of explanatory character.
  • chronological order - a sequence according to time of occurrence