Analyze It: Looking at Texts Critically, 1st Edition

  • Gillian Gosman
  • Published By:
  • ISBN-10: 1477773886
  • ISBN-13: 9781477773888
  • DDC: 370.15
  • Grade Level Range: 4th Grade - 5th Grade
  • 32 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2015 | Published/Released February 2016
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2015

  • Price:  Sign in for price



Analyzing text is one of the greatest skills a young reader can develop. This book helps readers gain an understanding of what it means to read a text for information, recognize point of view, and search for evidence. Readers will also learn to recognize important components of texts, including the main idea, theme, and structure. Finally, readers will learn how to form and express their own opinions. Quick Tip boxes give opportunities to apply real-world advice to a situation. The book includes a glossary, table of contents, index, supplemental websites, and vivid visuals.

Features and Benefits

  • Detailed Table of Contents, Glossary, Index, Full-Color Photographs.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Tons of Text!.
2: What is Literature?.
3: Fiction Features.
4: What is Informational Text?.
5: Author's Claims and Evidence.
6: Craft and Structure.
7: Point of View.
8: The Context.
9: Does the Text Make Sense?.
10: Where Does it Fit?.
11: Comparing Texts.
12: Forming Your Own Opinion.
You're Ready to Read!.