Non Fiction Text Features Hunt is a fun and engaging, hands on activity. Students "hunt" for various nonfiction text features in nonfiction books, magazines and articles to gain a better understanding of how text features help readers locate important information.
This download is perfect for students to find 26 different nonfiction text features in text books, nonfiction books, magazines, newspapers, and encyclopedias.
Nonfiction text features definitions page
Nonfiction text features recording pages for students to record definitions of eac
This free two-page Non-Fiction Text Features Scavenger Hunt asks students to locate and explain several text-features. By doing so, students will gain a better understanding of how to read all parts of a non-fiction book, and they will understand the how and the why of the structur
This is a great activity for a nonfiction reading lesson. Students use this scavenger hunt to locate many common text features found in non fiction text. Students can use this activity with just a few books or use it as an opportunity to preview many nonfiction texts.
* Included in this file is a
The Common Core ELA standards call for students being able to recognize and use text features in informational texts. This text features scavenger hunt game offers a variety of lesson applications to help you meet this standard.
1st Grade: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.1.5 Know and use various text featur
This item includes all you need to print and laminate posters with informational text feature words to hang around your hall, classroom, or school. From there, your young sleuths try to "track down" the informational text feature with a clue book containing a description of each informational text.
Go on a scavenger hunt through informational texts with your students. This freebie has a tri-fold paper or a worksheet for you to use with your students when you are on the hunt for nonfiction text features.
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Students will be able to search nonfiction text for titles, table of contents, photographs, headings, legends, diagrams, the glossary, index, and special text. On this recording sheet the students will state which pages these features were found on along with how the features help them.
Students will name the text feature for each of the 20 cards. Two different answers sheets are included. On one they have the text features named and must match the name to the correct card. The second one is more difficult. The student just fills in the text features. Cards in grayscale are also in
After nonfiction text features have been introduced, students will hunt through books to practice locating & identifying nonfiction text features. They will record information about the features on the recording sheet.
This scavenger hunt makes a great work station and students can work inde
This product includes the following activities to incorporate non-fiction text feature lessons for grades 3, 4, 5 and 6:
1. Non-fiction text features definitions.
2. Student scavenger-hunt worksheet activity.
3. Follow up activity for early finishers.
4. I have/WHO HAS???? game cards with non f
Immerse your students in a non-fiction study with this fun and interactive Non-Fiction Text Feature Scavenger Hunt. Equip your students with any array of non-fiction books to use with this scavenger hunt which can be done individually, in pairs, or in small groups. Students will not only get practi
This scavenger hunt includes various nonfiction text features such as:
Table of Contents
Types of Print
Each text feature is found on a separate page and includes a definition of the feature. There is also space for students to illu
Children will participate in a nonfiction text features scavenger hunt. They will use a magazine to find a specific text feature, cut out the text feature, and glue on the appropriate page. When done, children will put pages together to make a nonfiction text features booklet.
Text features include
This activity will guide students through a scavenger hunt to look for the features, or parts, of an expository/non-fiction book. The topics covered include heading, caption, table of contents, glossary, and index. The last quesiton allows them the opportunity to find other parts of a non-fiction bo
Students need practice finding and identifying non-fiction text features such as diagrams and maps before they can use the features effectively to support comprehension. Send them on this text feature "scavenger hunt" to find examples in a book (I typically use their social studies book because it h
This product contains 3 Nonfiction Text Feature "Missions" Each mission will take between 45 minutes and an hour.
The first mission involves students going on a "scavenger hunt" for nonfiction text features in magazines and newspapers.
The second mission involves the teacher whiting out text featu
Nonfiction Text Feature Scavenger Hunt [STAAR] is perfect for two days of practice after mini-lesson or for STAAR review. There are two scavenger hunts with 8 informational texts. Help them use nonfiction (informational text) text features more effectively. Each of these text feature cards includes
Use this Non-Fiction Text Features Scavenger Hunt with any non-fiction article to provide students with additional practice on locating text features. With my students, I used Scholastic SCOPE magazines and allowed them to search through the articles to find examples of the listed text features.
This Nonfiction Scavenger Hunt is perfect for students who have been introduced to nonfiction texts features and are ready to apply their knowledge. This tool can be used for whole group, partners, independent practice, or assessing the student’s understanding.
I have included three pages of nonfic
I teach 3rd grade and we are learning about text features. I created this to use either as an informal assessment on text features or as a literacy center activity. Can be used for other grades as well.
Also could be helpful for review before state testing.
Common Core Aligned Activity
A Foundational Reading Skill for All Secondary Students
This lesson is fun for an activating strategy, pre-assessment, or spiral review before an assessment.
Students need to be reminded to use text features to improve their reading comprehension and close reading pra
This Text Features Scavenger Hunt is great to use when learning/teaching/reviewing non-fiction text features.
Students are asked to write the page number of the feature and at least one piece of information regarding that feature (an example, the title of the graph, a short sentence, etc.).
This item includes task cards for students to locate and identify text features in a text of either the teacher's choosing or the student's choosing. Included: 24 different task cards that may be cut into separate cards and laminated for long-term use. An assessment form for students to record the
An organizer that is great for finding text features while students read non-fiction books. A text feature word bank is provided at the bottom of the page. Students have to name the feature, page it was found, and explain how that feature helps a reader.
I created this activity as a fun way for my students to find nonfiction text features. They will log the feature they found, the page(s) it was found on and what they learned from the feature. They is room for the students to write the title, author and genre of the book and 5 features.
Do you want to integrate more technology into your classroom? This digital scavenger hunt will keep your students highly engaged at all academic levels.
Created in Google Slides makes it easy to use in your Google Classroom.
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This worksheet gives the student the definitions for 18 text features and asks the students to find them in a textbook. It also asks the students how these features help to clarify the text.
Using a nonfiction text (Science, Social Studies, or Information book), the student will look for examples of diagrams, Bold print, captions for photographs, glossary, headings, graphs, index, table of contents and a map. Used for 5th grade reading class.
Students use this chart to find examples of text features in their own nonfiction text! All of the text features are defined in the chart, but students should already have knowledge of text features before completing this activity.
This scavenger hunt is a fun way for students to recognize why aut
This St. Patrick’s Day activity reviews, practices, and assesses students’ comprehension of text features. Included in the unit are vocabulary flashcards, a matching practice sheet, and a scavenger hunt using various nonfiction St. Patrick’s Day books.
Some recommended nonfiction books for use w
While learning about text features, the best way for students to seek and identify text features is by exploring non-fiction themselves! Students loved searching for these text features independently while using this graphic organizer!
Review the 16 most common nonfiction text features with a fun scavenger hunt! Simply provide students with a stack of nonfiction books and watch the fun and learning begin! This activity takes about 45 minutes to an hour, depending on the skill level of your class (and their interest in the books yo
Students will use any nonfiction book (student could choose or teacher could choose) to look for text features throughout the book. Students will also be asked to recreate a page from their book and label the text features found.
Knowing nonfiction text features helps students comprehend what they are reading and become better readers. This scavenger hunt is a fun way for your students to gain a better understanding of each feature and can be used with any nonfiction book. There are 3 charts to best fit your needs. As studen
This activity introduced students to the book Candy Bomber by Michael O. Tunnell. It helps the students become familiar with the text features of the book. It has students identify the characteristics and purposes of several text features like the index, table of contents, pictures, captions, etc.
This is a chart to help the students explore informational texts. The students are given a text feature and they are to find the feature, record the page number, describe what it is, and explain how this feature helps the reader.
This Microsoft Word documented could be edited to better fit your les
Use this sheet to challenge your students to hunt for nonfiction text features. This can be used as an independent activity or in small groups during guided reading.
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This can be printed out and used by both science and history teachers. There is a version to be used with the text book or a version that can be used for a website.
This addresses two common core standards for history and science.
With a text book it can be used to preview the chapter, or as a cha
Students can preview or analyze the text features of an informational book with this easy-to-use chart.
Students find the page number and explain the function of the following text features:
- Table of contents
- Bold words
Use this scavenger hunt to help your students identify text features found in nonfiction text. Included to find in the scavenger hunt are:
-Table of Contents
-Bold Print and Italics
A simple scavenger hunt for students to reinforce and showcase their understanding of nonfiction text features, how they help readers understand any piece of nonfiction text, and how the feature helped the student understand their current reading. It was a great tool to use in my small groups/readin
This is a double sided activity for student to do alone, in pairs, or in small groups. It is a scavenger hunt in which students locate different nonfiction text features that they have already been introduced to and record their findings. You can use this with any book. I use it with our science tex
Students use this organizer to record text features identified in a text.
It can be used with ANY informational text! Can be completed whole group, with partners, with small groups, or independently.
There are many options--choose the one that fits your text.
Features included in scavenger hunts:
Fun activity to assist students with recognizing Text Features.
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