SOLs for Non-Fiction Texts


Grade 3
Grade 4
Grade 5
Identify
Author’s Purpose

Explain
Author’s Purpose

Identify Text Set to predict and categorize
Autobiography/Biography are about real people
Biographies and Information Text are about real people and events
Use of text features in selections about real people, places, and events.
Draw Conclusions
about what has been read
Draw Conclusions
combine info from text
Form Opinions and Draw Conclusions
from selections
Compare/Contrast lives of two people described in a biography and/or autobiography
Distinguish Fact and Opinion
Form Opinions
based on facts in selection
Organize Information with graphic organizers:

Chronological Order
Cause/Effect
Compare & Contrast


Identify Structural and Organizational Patterns

Chronological Order
Cause/Effect
Compare & Contrast


Text Set
Text Features
Bold
Formatting (text set)
Italics
Graphics
Color
Diagrams
Captions
Illustrations
HEADINGS
Charts

Maps