WHAT ARE TEXT FEATURES? TYPES OF INFORMATIONAL TEXT FEATURES>

WHAT ARE TEXT FEATURES? TYPES OF INFORMATIONAL TEXT FEATURES>

had the kids turn and talk about why it's important to label things.  We decided that labels help us know what is inside of a box, and labels help us know what pictures are in our illustrations. We made this label anchor chart.

Add labels to pictures. Have the kids turn and talk about why it's important to label things. We decided that labels help us know what is inside of a box, and labels help us know what pictures are in our illustrations. We made this label anchor chart.

These are some of my favorite books to use when teaching nonfiction text features. Head over to the post to read some of the features I teach with each text as well as a few, fun activities!

Books to Teach Nonfiction Text Features

The next book that I would use would be Pierre the Penguin. This is a true story about a penguin who lost his feathers and was helped out by some people. Since this is a nonfiction story, this would be great for teaching text-to-world connections.

Non-Fiction Text Features help the reader make sense of what they are reading... otherwise known as Comprehension.  Readers of all ages (but especially struggling readers), tend to skip over the text features provided in the text. To help readers understand the importance of text features, this Powerpoint was designed to make students more familiar with common Non-Fiction Text Features. (11 Pages)

Nonfiction Text Features No Prep PPT + ADDED BONUS: NONFICTION BOOM CARDS

Non-Fiction Text Features help the reader make sense of what they are reading. otherwise known as Comprehension. Readers of all ages (but especially struggling readers), tend to skip over the text features provided in the text. To help readers understa

This is a wonderful tool that works with any type of informational or non-fiction text. This resource is Common Core aligned and was created for upper grades. Students are scaffolded through this response sheet. Students must complete a pre-read where the

Informational Text Response (Non-Fiction Text Features Main Idea) Any Text

This is a wonderful tool that works with any type of informational or non-fiction text. This resource is Common Core aligned and was created for upper grades. Students are scaffolded through this response sheet. Students must complete a pre-read where the

This pack includes 28 task cards that help students review non-fiction text features.  There is a recording sheet for student responses.  Students can play "I Spy" around the room with task cards and self-check their responses with a QR code reader. {Directions are included for "I Spy" and how to use QR Codes}I took pictures of real non-fiction guided reading books to make the activity more authentic to what they would really see in a book.

Nonfiction Text Features Task Cards with QR Codes {2nd grade CC Aligned}

Comparing Fiction and Nonfiction - Do your students need help understanding the differences between fiction vs nonfiction texts? These printables are perfect for making an anchor chart for your classroom as your students are learning to distinguish between fiction and nonfiction.

Fiction VS. Nonfiction Teaching Ideas

Comparing Fiction and Nonfiction - Do your students need help understanding the differences between fiction vs nonfiction texts? These printables are perfect for making an anchor chart for your classroom as your students are learning to distinguish betwee

This 124 page product is what you need to implement ELA Common Core Standards in your classroom. It includes nonfiction articles for close reading on penguins - All About Penguins, King, African, Gentoo, Adelie, Galapagos, Chinstrap, Fairy, Emperor, Rockhopper and Macaroni Penguins. The nonfiction articles include stunning photographs and nonfiction text features. They can be used in guided reading groups or whole class. They are a great way to practice close reading and answering text…

Nonfiction Reading - Close Reading and Writing K-2 - Penguins

This 124 page product is what you need to implement ELA Common Core Standards in your classroom. It includes nonfiction articles for close reading on penguins - All About Penguins, King, African, Gentoo, Adelie, Galapagos, Chinstrap, Fairy, Emperor, Rockhopper and Macaroni Penguins. The nonfiction articles include stunning photographs and nonfiction text features. They can be used in guided reading groups or whole class. They are a great way to practice close reading and answering text…

Informational Text FREEBIES! These worksheets have a lot of visual structure which is perfect for our special needs students. Document what features are present in non-fiction text as well as determining why the author put that in the story. Download at: http://www.teacherkarma.com/2014/09/non-fiction-tools-of-trade-freebie.html

Informational Text FREEBIES!

Informational Text FREEBIES! These worksheets have a lot of visual structure which is perfect for our special needs students. Document what features are present in non-fiction text as well as determining why the author put that in the story. Download at: http://www.teacherkarma.com/2014/09/non-fiction-tools-of-trade-freebie.html

No matter what writing curriculum you are using, this informational text immersion tool pack will prove to be a great resource for your students. This immersion tool that will help you introduce students to key text features prior to teaching a unit in informational writing. An inquiry min-lesson is included to help you launch a close study of informational text.

Informational Text Study Immersion Tool for Grades 1-3

No matter what writing curriculum you are using, this informational text immersion tool pack will prove to be a great resource for your students. This immersion tool that will help you introduce students to key text features prior to teaching a unit in informational writing. An inquiry min-lesson is included to help you launch a close study of informational text.

This video explains what in-text citations are, why they are important, and examples of using them in instances of direct quotes and paraphrasing.

This short and simple video explains what in-text citations are, why they are important, and provides examples of using them in instances of direct quotes and paraphrasing.

What Are Expository Text Features? This is a great resource to teach or reinforce text features & it's a FREEBIE! Includes:  *Packet detailing 12 different types of text features  *Practice page in which students utilize a Science or Social Studies textbook to locate text features  *12 Text feature visual cards  **Common Core Aligned**

What Are Expository Text Features? This is a great resource to teach or reinforce text features. Includes: *Packet detailing 12 different types of .

Non-fiction Text Structure Pack for Problem/Solution and Cause/Effect ~ Free Graphic Organizers for teaching comprehension | This Reading Mama

Non-Fiction Text Structure: Problem/Solution and Compare/Contrast

Non-fiction Text Structure Pack for Problem/Solution and Cause/Effect ~ Free Graphic Organizers for teaching comprehension This Reading Mama

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