Informational text
True or False
Plural Nouns
Simple, compound, and complex sentences
Definitions
100

What is an informational text?

A text that explains important ideas and tells facts about the world.

100

Informational texts include characters such as fairies, dragons, witches, and wizards.

False.

100

Service

Services

100
I study for the exam. Is it a simple, compound, or complex sentence?

Simple sentence

100

What is a plural noun?

Student's own answer. 

It refers to two or more people, places, or things.

200

Name an informational text

Student's own answer

Feathers, Not Just for Flying

Animal Mimics


200

Informational texts can be found in newspapers, magazines, articles, etc.

True.

200

Monkey

Monkeys

200

I love cake. I love cookies (and)

I love cake, and I love cookies.

200
What is a simple sentence?

Student's own answer.

A set of words which makes up a complete thought.


300

What are some features of an informational text?

Main idea about the topic.

Key details and evidence that support the main idea.

Domain-specific vocabulary.

Text and graphic features (headings, maps, pictures, and diagrams).

Clear text structure.

300

Plural nouns refer to a person, animal, or place.

False.

300

Butterfly

Butterflies

300

She feels upset. She's hungry. (because)

She feels upset because she's hungry.

Complex sentence.

300

What is a compound sentence?

Student's own answer.

A sentence that contains two simple (independent) sentences joined by a comma and a coordinating conjunction or joining word, such as and, but, and or.


400

Name a text structure

Student's own answer

Cause and effect

Problem and solution

Compare and contrast

Classification


400

Singular nouns that end in ss, sh, ch, s, or x can be made plural by adding -es at the end.

For example: dress - dresses.

True.

400

Berry

Berries

400

He didn't wear his blue t-shirt. He wore his red t-shirt. (but)

He didn't wear his blue t-shirt, but he wore his red t-shirt.

400

What is a complex sentence?

Student's own answer.

A group of words with a subject and a verb is called a clause. An independent clause can stand as a sentence. A dependent clause begins with a word such as because, if, or when.

500
Example of cause and effect

Student's own answer

500

Singular nouns ending in y that comes after a consonant become plural by changing the y to i and adding –es.

Activity – activities.


True.

500

Watch

Watches

500

I feel tired. I don't sleep. (when)

I feel tired when I don't sleep.

500

What is adaptation?

Student's own answer.

A body part or feature or behavior that helps a living thing survive and function better in its environment.

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