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NonFiction Detective Task Cards
NonFiction Detective Task Cards
NonFiction Detective Task Cards
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Nonfiction Detective Task cards are fun! Use with nonfiction books, articles or textbooks. There are pre-reading, while reading and post reading cards. Students rate the nonfiction text and discuss their opinions.

Run Nonfiction Detective contests for rewards. Complete instructions, cards, and Detective Jar labels are included.

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Love using these with my students.
On  March 16, 2014Ruth S. answered:
Hi Annie! Thank you! It's such a pleasure being able to share resources I create, with other teachers. :) I really appreciate your kind comment and rating!
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On  February 26, 2014,  Kris A. said:
Very helpful!
On  February 27, 2014Ruth S. answered:
Hi Kris! Thank you! I was amazed how quickly my students caught on. They often have difficulty transitioning from fiction to nonfiction. I really appreciate your comment and rating!
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On  February 23, 2014Ruth S. answered:
Hi Kara! You're very welcome. I created this packet so I could use it year to year. The results, so far, are amazing. My students are becoming nonfiction experts! :) I really appreciate your comment and rating! :)
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Thanks for the great resource!
On  February 16, 2014Ruth S. answered:
Hi Pam! You're very welcome. I found students were having difficulty transitioning from narrative writing to expository/nonfiction, which is why I created this packet. I really appreciate your comment and rating! Happy New Year!
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This is brilliant! Exactly what I needed for my kids!
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Hi again Jessica! You're very welcome. :) Have a great new school year!
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Hi Jenna! Thank you! I appreciate your comment and rating. :) Have a wonderful summer!
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plan to use for my class next year!
On  May 29, 2013Ruth S. answered:
Hi again Saho! Thank you so much for purchasing my Detective Task Cards! I really appreciate your comment and rating. :) Thanks for stopping by!
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This will be great for my class. Thank you.
On  April 20, 2013Ruth S. answered:
Hi again Frenchwendy! Thank you so much for purchasing my NonFiction Detective Task Cards! I really appreciate your comment and rating. Thanks for stopping by. :)
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Foound these very easy to use.
On  April 16, 2013Ruth S. answered:
Hi Karen! Thank you so much for purchasing my NonFiction Detective Task Cards! It's nice to know they're easy to use. Kids need a lot of practice reading nonfiction text these days. I really appreciate your comment and rating!
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Just what I needed! Thanks!
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Great resource!
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Hi Eajacob! Thank you so much for purchasing my NonFiction Detective Task Cards! I really appreciate your comment and rating. Thanks for stopping by! Happy New Year!
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my students enjoy using these
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Hi again blondiebabie2202 Thank you so much for purchasing my NonFiction Detective Task Cards! So nice to hear your students enjoyed them. I really appreciate your comment and rating. Thanks for stopping by! Happy New Year!
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great resource
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Hi Mmmueller! Thank you so much for purchasing my NonFiction Detective Task Cards! I really appreciate your comment and rating. Thanks for stopping by! Happy New Year!
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Great resource!
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Hi Whaealisa! Thank you so much for purchasing my Nonfiction packet! I really appreciate your kind comment and rating! Thanks for stopping by! :) Happy New Year!
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Hi Stangil! Thank you so much for purchasing my Nonfiction packet! I really appreciate your comment and rating! :) I love teaching writing, especially nonfiction, because I can integrate all different subject into my ELA classes. Have fun! Thanks for stopping by!
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Hi Bobkat! Thank you so much for purchasing my Nonfiction packet! I really appreciate your comment and rating! :)
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Hi Mama Wonder Monkey! thank you so much for purchasing my Nonfiction packet! I really appreciate your enthusiastic comment and rating! :)
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Love these such a HARD concept for little peeps.
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Hi Jessica! Isn't amazing how difficult it is for little ones to make the transition? It will get easier the more they use the worksheets. :) Thank you so much for purchasing my nonfiction packet. I really appreciate your comment and rating.
Have a great year!
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A great one for non-fiction reading station! Great resource!
On  October 23, 2012Ruth S. answered:
Hi Laurasim! Thank you so much for purchasing my NonFiction Detective Task Cards! I really appreciate your comment and rating! :)
Have a great year!
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looking forward to using these as we begin learning about research reports!
On  October 6, 2012Ruth S. answered:
Hi Liloleschoolteachah! (Love your name!) thank you so much for purchasing my Nonfiction Detective Task Cards. I really appreciate your comment and rating. Have a great year!
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Thanks!!
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Hi Cawrigley! Thank you so much for purchasing my NonFiction Detective Task Cards! I really appreciate your comment and rating! Have a great year!
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Nonfiction can be tough for younger students to understand, so these are a fantastic resource!
On  September 24, 2012Ruth S. answered:
Hi msgroicds! Thank you so much for purchasing my NonFiction Detective Task Cards! I really appreciate your comment and rating! These are great to share with parents during parent/teacher conferences. :)
Have a wonderful year!
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On  September 11, 2012Sharon Lovey (TpT Seller) said:
I love having anything extra for non fiction!
On  September 11, 2012Ruth S. answered:
Hi Sharon! Thank you for purchasing my NonFiction Detective Cards! I really appreciate your comment and rating. :)
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On  September 6, 2012Lynesa Bell (TpT Seller) said:
Anything to help my students disect Non-fiction is a plus in my book! Thanks!
On  September 6, 2012Ruth S. answered:
Hi Lynesa! Thank you for purchasing my NonFiction Detective Cards. Once your students start using these, they'll become very familiar with nonfiction. They love the contests too :)
I really appreciate your comment and rating.
Have a fantastic year!
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On  July 23, 2012,  Buyer said:
This will go GREAT with my 5th grade detective themed classroom in September. Thank you!
On  July 24, 2012Ruth S. answered:
Hi Taw1107! What a great theme for September! I just created a clip art magnifying glass for a friend who needed one for her detective theme this year. If you'd like it, let me know your email address by writing me a note in the Q/A section here on TpT. I'll send it to you :) I'm so glad you found my NonFiction Detective Cards! Thank you for purchasing them.
I really appreciate your comment and rating!
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On  July 13, 2012,  Buyer said:
Wonderful! Thank you.
On  July 13, 2012Ruth S. answered:
Hi Vignal! Thank you for your comment and rating! Hope you're having a relaxing summer!
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On  June 26, 2013,  Erin R. said:
Easy to understand, but was not as useful as anticipated prior to purchase.
On  June 27, 2013Ruth S. answered:
Hi Erin - I'm sorry to hear that. All of the teachers who've purchased this packet find it to be very useful as you can see by many of the comments I've received. Have a nice summer :)
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On  April 16, 2013,  Laura C. said:
These will be great in reading groups!
On  April 16, 2013Ruth S. answered:
Hi again lcassetty! It's nice to see you again. We should team teach! Yes, these cards are great for reading groups and centers. Oh and another way they can be used is when a student says.. "I'm all done. What do I do next?" Thanks for stopping by! :)
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Looking forward to using these!
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Hi Jjordan! Thank you for purchasing my Novel Detective Cards. I really appreciate your comment and rating :) Have a wonderful year!
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good idea
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Hi Dalsup! Thank you for purchasing my Nonfiction Detective Task Cards. I really appreciate your comment but wish you had rated it!
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