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Headings and Subheadings Activities

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Knowing how to use headings and subheadings in nonfiction text can be a tricky skill for students. This resource includes a variety of activities that help students practice effectively using headings and subheadings to predict and categorize information and formulate questions. These materials are great to use with guided reading groups or as classwork, homework, or review after a whole-class lesson has been taught.

What's Included:

  • heading & subheading posters/word wall cards (in color and black-and-white)
  • mini anchor chart/reading notebook page
  • worksheet: making predictions with headings
  • worksheet: making predictions with subheadings
  • worksheet: turning headings into questions
  • worksheet: turning subheadings into questions
  • worksheet: using headings & subheadings
  • worksheet: using subheadings to locate information
  • worksheet: writing headings
  • original “Alpine Skiing” article (to be used with worksheets)
  • headings and sentences sorting activity
  • selected answer keys

Number of Pages: 17

Recommended Grade Levels: 3, 4, 5

Supported Standards: Virginia English SOL 4.6

What Teachers Are Saying:

"This activity helped my students identify the difference between headings and subheadings. We focused on identifying the main idea of each portion and it gave my students the ability to really break up the text" - Megan

"I used this for my 5th graders for a distance learning review activity and they all did great! It was easy for parents to understand and my kids reviewed concepts quickly!" - Amy

"Activities were great and really got students thinking about the purpose rather than just identifying headings!" - Madeline

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