Use these step-by-step guides to build students' comprehension and critical thinking skills as they prepare for standardized tests that feature document-based questions.
Step 1 has students reading high-interest nonfiction articles from TIME For Kids authors.
Step 2 has students strengthening comprehension skills by responding to follow-up questions from all levels of Bloom's Taxonomy.
Step 3 has students studying primary source documents (such as maps, census reports, population reports, charts, and graphs) that are related to the articles.
Step 4 has students demonstrating critical thinking skills by responding to questions based on these primary sources.
All of the articles, primary source documents, and questions are included as reproducible pages. These lessons are easy-to-use and effective.This title is reproducible and a CD-ROM with all the lessons, answer sheet, and answer key is also included.