This is a sheet that contains persuasive sentence starters. Cut the sentence starters our and give to children to use while writing their persuasive sentence, or paragraph, depending on the grade level. You could use these to show how persuasive writing differs from other types of writing, and the clues that we look for in writing to tell the type of text it is.

This is a sheet that contains persuasive sentence starters. Cut the sentence starters our and give to children to use while writing their persuasive sentence, or paragraph, depending on the grade level. You could use these to show how persuasive writing d

This digital breakout is intended for reinforcing the types of irony: verbal irony, situational irony, and dramatic irony. In this Escape Room-like game, students will interact with a variety of text and media to find the codes that will unlock a series of locks. This unique activity will require students to think creatively and work collaboratively.

Irony Digital Break Out Activity - Isn't It Ironic?

Second and third grade teachers this Reindeer: 3 Types of Text Freebie is a great sample of my larger product! Reindeer {Informational Text, Story and Poem}If you like this freebie, you'll love the whole unit!Reindeer: 3 Types of Text has Informational Text, a Fictional Story, and a Fictional Poem.

Second and third grade teachers this Reindeer: 3 Types of Text Freebie is a great sample of my larger product! Reindeer {Informational Text, Story and Poem}

Genre Badges motivate students to read different types of books. 16 genre badges can be used on tic tac toe boards or ribbons. Keep students reading a variety of texts all year!

Reading Badges: Genre Stickers to Motivate Independent Reading Challenge

For grade I would just use regular stickers but I love the badge idea! Genre Badges motivate students to read different types of books. 16 genre badges can be used on tic tac toe boards or ribbons. Keep students reading a variety of texts all year!

A way to organize your literature curriculum: Genres.... "Knowledge of different genres gives students useful schemata-frameworks for understanding born of prior knowledge and experience-for story types" (Lynch-Brown, Short, & Tomlinson, p. 247).

Genre Writing: A way to organize your literature curriculum: Genres. "Knowledge of different genres gives students useful schemata-frameworks for understanding born of prior knowledge and experience-for story types" (Lynch-Brown, Short, & Tomlinson, p.

Use this fun and interactive sorting game to review and reinforce types of conflict. These 50 cards each have examples of conflicts taken from authentic texts and popular YA literature. Students will sort them into six categories: person vs. person, person vs. self, person vs. society, person vs. nature, person vs. technology, person vs. the supernatural. Students can also sort the conflicts into the categories internal conflict and external conflict.

Types of Conflict Sort : 50 Card Sorting Game

Use this fun and interactive sorting game to review and reinforce types of conflict. These 50 cards each have examples of conflicts taken from authentic texts and popular YA literature. Students will sort them into six categories: person vs. person, person vs. self, person vs. society, person vs. nature, person vs. technology, person vs. the supernatural. Students can also sort the conflicts into the categories internal conflict and external conflict.

This voice-to-text technology can be a wonderful, free assistive technology device for students with dyslexia and other types of learning disabilities.

Free Speech to text on Google Docs Helps Dyslexic Students

This is awesome to use on final copies of writing. Students can focus more on content then typing! This voice-to-text technology can be a wonderful, free assistive technology device for students with dyslexia and other types of learning disabilities.

Fiction or Nonfiction Book Cover Sort ~ Recognizing common types of text and explain differences between books that tell stories and books that give information

Fiction or Nonfiction Picture Sort

Fiction or Nonfiction Book Cover Sort ~ Recognizing common types of text and explain differences between books that tell stories and books that give information

Get these mini anchor charts to add to your students reading journals. They are a great resource to help your students understand the different types of expository text structure.

Text Structure Mini Anchor Charts

Get these mini anchor charts to add to your students reading journals. They are a great resource to help your students understand the different types of expository text structure.

Newspaper/Photocopy of text + Black marker = Instant poetry Have some fun with your kids with this Blackout Poetry plan. Let your creative side take control and be dazzled by the results. Come take a look at this free step-by-step instructional lesson. Guaranteed to get even the most-reluctant student to give poetry a try. FREE!

Blackout Poetry - Newspaper or Photocopy of text + Black marker = Instant poetry Come take a look at this free step-by-step instructional lesson. Guaranteed to get even the most-reluctant student to give poetry a try.

Have your students engaged in different types of text: informational text, stories and poem all year long!

Types of Text: Year Long BUNDLE

Have your students engaged in different types of text: informational text, stories and poem all year long!

COMMON CORE aligned!  Kids LOVE this interactive method for practicing the 5 main types of text structure!  By using the nonfiction summary on the 20 different game cards, students will make a determination about the type of text structure (problem/solution, cause & effect, description, compare/ contrast, and sequence) and be able to gain immediate feedback by scanning the provided code!  Grab an iPAD, iPOD, or other device and download a free QR scanner app and you are ready to go ...

QR Activity: TEXT STRUCTURE task card game (3rd, 4th, 5th grades)

COMMON CORE aligned! Kids LOVE this interactive method for practicing the 5 main types of text structure! By using the nonfiction summary on the 20 different game cards, students will make a determination about the type of text structure (problem/solution, cause & effect, description, compare/ contrast, and sequence) and be able to gain immediate feedback by scanning the provided code! Grab an iPAD, iPOD, or other device and download a free QR scanner app and you are ready to go ...

How to Teach Expository Text Structure to Facilitate Reading Comprehension | Reading Topics A-Z | Reading Rockets

How to Teach Expository Text Structure to Facilitate Reading Comprehension. Graphic organisers for structuring Expository texts.

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