The Navajo Code Talkers (Historical Nonfiction): Differentiated Comprehension Activity - Grades 4-6

Students read an informational article about a group of American patriots during World War II! Includes step-by-steps for 3 levels of differentiated instruction: below, on, and above! See Full Product Description.

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Students read an informational article about a group of American patriots during World War II!

This activity focuses on the following skills:
• Recognizing author's purpose
• Identifying cause-and-effect relationships
• Drawing conclusions

Includes step-by-steps for three levels of differentiated instruction: below level, on level, and above level. A student reading passage (all levels), leveled activity sheets, leveled reading response prompts, and more!

Common Core Alignment

  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.1
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.2
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.3
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.6
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.CCRA.R.10
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.1
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.4.2
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.1
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.2
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.4.8
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.4.4a
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.1
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.5.2
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.1
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.2
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.5.8
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RF.5.4a
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.L.5.5a
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.1
  • CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RL.6.2
  • CCSS.ELA-LiteracyRI.RI.6.1
  • CCSS.ELA-LiteracyRI.RI.6.2
  • CCSS.ELA-LiteracyRI.RI.6.3
  • CCSS.ELA-LiteracyRI.RI.6.6
Teaching Tips

This lesson has been aligned to the following overarching reading standards:

- Uses the general skills and strategies of the reading process
- Uses reading skills and strategies to understand and interpret a variety of literary texts and informational texts

As well as to the McREL Content Knowledge standards for language arts:

• Set a Purpose for Reading
• Recognize Author's Purpose/Point of View
• Identify Main Idea and Supporting Details
• Compare and Contrast
• Recognize Cause and Effect
• Differentiate Between Fact and Opinion
• Draw Conclusions/Infer