Informational Text Databases

Resource Overview Use Best Feature
Dogo News News articles for K-8

Categorized by Common Core Standard and grade level

Includes definitions of domain-specific vocabulary

Includes open ended comprehension questions

With struggling readers to pull relevant and exciting content because texts only go through 8th grade level Current events
Wonderopolis Articles start with a question that will get even the most reluctant readers excited; the informational text explores this topic; texts feature supplemental pictures & videos; domain-specific vocabulary is featured With reluctant readers who need an engaging topic to get excited about learning Texts feature videos, graphics, primary sources, and other non-print mediums that supplement the text, which increases the text complexity
Google News