Fiction vs Nonfiction Printable and Digital Activities Bundle

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Lindsay Keegan
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    This bundle includes 4 fiction and nonfiction resources that will help your students explore the differences between literature and informational texts.

    The resources included are:

    Fiction and Nonfiction Digital Activities

    Fiction and Nonfiction Retelling Books

    Fiction and Nonfiction Activities- Pocket Chart Sort, Read/Write the Room & More

    Fiction and Nonfiction Songs

    Resources Descriptions:

    Fiction and Nonfiction Digital Activities:

    • In this digital resource, students have fun identifying, sorting, and writing examples of fiction and nonfiction. These activities can easily be separated and assigned over several lessons.

    Activities included in these fiction vs nonfiction Google Slides:

    - An information slide to introduce students to fiction and nonfiction.

    - Slides for students to identify and label pictures and sentences as fiction or nonfiction.

    - Students find fiction and nonfiction books and record their title, author, and what makes them fiction or nonfiction.

    - Slides for students to write their own fiction and nonfiction stories based on the pictures given to them.

    - Several slides for students to read and sort sentences and descriptions into fiction and nonfiction.

    Fiction and Nonfiction Retellings Books:

    • These retelling books for fiction and non-fiction texts are a great way for students to recall the books they are reading. You can pick and choose which pages you would like to include within the books. These can be used in small groups, whole group, or even as homework. Students can also use these books to help tell their reading buddies about the stories they have read.

    Included in this resource:

    - Templates to create two retelling books

    - A set of pages for a literature/fiction retelling book

    - A set for informational/non-fiction texts

    - Pages included cover characters, setting, major events, details, main idea, story sequence, vocabulary, labeling, and much more!

    Fiction vs. Nonfiction Activities Pack:

    • Your students will have a blast identifying the difference between fiction and nonfiction with this set of four hands-on activities. These are great for use during whole group instruction, small groups, and reading centers.

    Fiction vs Non-Fiction Activities Included:

    - Pocket Chart Sorting Activity – Students read the sentences and sort the cards under the heading Fiction or Non-Fiction. Students can also sort on a table underneath the headers.

    - Write/Read the Room – Students read the sentences you have posted around the room and look at the pictures on each card. They decide whether the idea is fiction or non-fiction and select the correct sheet to record their answers.

    - Book Cover/Magazine Picture Sort – Use this sorting page for students to sort pictures they cut out from reading club magazines or other magazines to show fiction and non-fiction.

    - Book Search and Sort- Students search the classroom library or books at home and find three fiction and three nonfiction books and write the titles in the lines provided. Perfect for literacy rotations.

    Fiction vs. Nonfiction Song Activities:

    • Help your students learn the difference between different types of texts with these fun fiction vs. nonfiction songs. Students love learning through music and these snappy jingles will help them to recognize that some books tell stories, while others give information.

    Included in this resource:

    - 4 anchor charts for fiction vs. nonfiction:

    - Fiction

    - Nonfiction

    - The Fiction Song

    - The Nonfiction Song

    - Pocket chart versions of each song, including pictures to go with the words.

    - Mini-Readers/Books for students. Book format versions of the fiction and nonfiction songs. These can be used in small group, kept in student book baggies, and much more.

    Thank you for looking! Enjoy!


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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
    With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
    With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
    With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
    With prompting and support, identify the main topic and retell key details of a text.


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