Reading Informational Text

The Reading Informational Text Standards ensure that students are exposed to a range of non-fiction reading.  A variety of tasks and texts are addressed in these standards.  Types of texts include: informational text, persuasive and argumentative pieces, and narrative non-fiction.  Reading should be done at increasingly more challenging levels each year.

Please click on the image below to view the Reading Informational Text Map and access the videos that support instruction of these standards.


Click on the overview map below to see how the concepts in Reading Informational Text fit into the larger range of ELA Common Core concepts.


To skip the map, click on the standard below and directly view the coinciding video.

RI.K.1: Kindergarten Students Ask Questions

RI.K.1: Kindergarten Students Answering Questions

RI.K.2: Main Idea and Details: Two-Column Notes

RI.K.3: Connections within a Text

RI.K.4: Asking and Answering Questions About Unknown Vocabulary

RI.K.5: The Cover and the Title Page

RI.K.6: The Role of the Author and Illustrator in Informational Text

RI.K.7: The Illustrations and the Text

RI.K.7:  The Illustrations and the Text 2

RI.K.8: Finding Text Evidence

RI.K.9: Similarities and Differences

RI.K.10: Text Complexity Part 1

RI.K.10:  Text Complexity Part 2 

RI.K.10:  Kindergarten and Text Complexity