Hot Dots® Reading Informational Text, Grades 4-6

Hot Dots® Reading Informational Text, Grades 4-6

Item # 2521
Ages 9-12
We regret that this Educational Insights product is discontinued and no longer available.

The Big Idea
Forty high-interest, non-fiction passages provide experience reading and comprehending informational text – a key skill in the new Common Core State Standards. Texts are cross-curricular and include passages from science, social studies, and math. Each card features a passage on the front and four multiple-choice questions on the back, along with an additional writing activity. For use with the Hot Dots pen (sold separately).

Psst…They’re Learning!
  • Provides practice reading informational text including text features such as graphs, tables, time lines, captions, glossaries, and more.
  • TRY THIS! Writing extension activity for each passage offers students an opportunity to practice different types of writing: persuasive, narrative, informative, etc.
  • Offers experience with standardized test-taking format

  • Cut to the Chase
  • 40 High-interest, leveled, non-fiction reading comprehension passages
  • Aligned to Common Core State Standards
  • For use with Hot Dots ® pen (not included)
  • Let’s Play
    1. Read the passage…
    2. Turn the card over, review the possible answers, and press the Hot Dots pen to the dot next to the correct answer…
    3. Listen as the Hot Dots pen responds with lights and audio, telling you if you are right or wrong.
    The Nitty Gritty
  • 40 Double-sided, fully illustrated, full-color cards, each featuring a high-interest passage, 4 comprehension questions in standardized-test format, and a suggested writing extension activity
  • Cards are leveled within each set, progressing in difficulty
  • Teacher’s guide with Common Core State Standards skill matrix

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    Hot Dots Reading Informational Text, Grades 4-6