Type of Text/Text Features
Vocabulary
Main Idea/Details
Cause/Effect
Author and Me
100
Name one of the 3 passages that is nonfiction and give a reason you think so.
What is Fun in the Sun or Explore the Seashore
100
According to the text, what is a seashore?
What is the place where the land meets the sea
100
What is the main idea of the passage Explore the Seashore?
What is there are many animals that live on the seashore
100
What is one effect of not wearing sunscreen?
What is sunburn, skin damage
100
What was the author's purpose in writing Explore the Seashore?
What is to give information about animals that live on the seashore
200
Name one text feature that is found in the passage Fun in the Sun and tell how it helps the reader.
What is bold words, title, heading, photographs
200
What does SPF stand for?
What is sun protection factor
200
What is the main idea of the passage Fun in the Sun?
What is it is important to stay safe during the summer
200
According to the passage Explore the Seashore, why are a crab's claws important?
What is they use them to hunt, grab food, and defend themselves
200
What was the author's purpose in writing Fun in the Sun?
What is to explain how to stay safe during the summer
300
Is the poem fiction or nonfiction? Why do you think so?
What is (would accept either as long as the reason is strong)
300
"And peer in the waters to see what we might find" What does the word peer most likely mean?
What is look or see
300
What is the main idea of the poem?
What is the family spent the day doing many different things on the beach
300
What causes a sand dollar to bury itself in the sand?
What is it is hiding from enemies
300
What was the author's purpose in writing the poem?
What is to describe a day with his/her family at the beach
400
Under which heading in Fun in the Sun would you look to find information about the right type of sunscreen to wear?
What is Sun Safety
400
"The sun's harmful rays can cause damage to your skin and eyes." What does the word damage most likely mean, and which other word in the sentence helped you figure it out?
What is when something gets messed up or hurt, harmful
400
What is one detail from the text Fun in the Sun that supports the idea that water safety is important?
What is swim with a grown up watching or with a buddy, take swimming lessons
400
What was one effect in the poem of the family going to the beach?
What is they were relaxed and refreshed
400
What was the author's point in Fun in the Sun? Give two reasons from the text that support it.
What is people should have fun but be careful doing summer activities (reasons may vary)
500
What type of text feature could have been added to the passage Explore the Seashore to help the reader better understand the text?
What is (answers may vary)
500
"And the smell of the salt refreshed our tired minds." What two words in this sentence are antonyms?
What is refreshed and tired
500
What is one detail from the poem that supports the idea that the family had a good day at the beach?
What is (answers may vary)
500
According to the text, if you don't have sunscreen, what should you do if you are playing outside to keep from burning?
What is play in the shade
500
In the poem, what is the author's perspective of the beach? Give two pieces of evidence from the text that make you think so.
What is he loves spending time at the beach with his family, it is relaxing, there are many fun things to do, etc. (reasons may vary)
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