Are you looking for a way to go paperless and dazzle your students with creative and engaging 21st Century learning opportunities? Ditch those boring worksheets and engage your students with fun and creative task cards to demonstrate their understanding of any nonfiction text This product is just the solution to break up the monotony of normal class assignments and captivate students’ attention. Holy Task Cards! 3 Task Cards for Non-fiction contains twenty-four rigorous and engaging tasks that require students to not only think critically when interacting with the text, but also allows them to tap into their creativity. Students will LOVE the variety of ways that they can create products and written responses to demonstrate their understanding of any non-fiction text. Teachers will love that these task cards contain tasks that address all the Common Core State Standards for Reading Informational Text and that each task comes equipped with a list of clear and specific criteria for success. In addition, there are also blank criteria slides that allow you to customize the criteria for success to meet the specific needs of your students.
This resource covers the following Common Core Standards:
All Common Core State Standards for Reading Informational Text 6th-8th Grade
This file includes a Google Slides File that includes the following:
Holy Task Cards! 3 Non-Fiction Task Cards: There are 24 different tasks includes in this product. Each task comes with two options for criteria:
Option #1 (Pre-Designed Templates)-Specific criteria has been included for the task that will allow students to know their expectations and be able to self-assess their product or response. Option #2 (EDITABLE Templates)- This set of task cards allows you to create your own criteria for each task. In addition, there is a blank task card template that allows you to create your own tasks.
** The following skills/tasks are included in this product:
Task #1- Author’s Purpose
Task #2- Author’s Point of View
Task #3- Consider the Author’s Point of View
Task #4- Evaluate the Author’s Point of View
Task #5- Central Idea
Task #6- Central Ideas
Task #7- Supporting Details
Task #8- Objective Summary
Task #9- Context Clues
Task #10- Sentence Structure
Task #11- Word Choice
Task #12- Analyzing the Tone
Task #13- Analyzing the Mood
Task #14- Quotes
Task #15- Figurative Language
Task #16- Time Period
Task #17- Interview the Author
Task #18- Interview
Task #19- Letter to the Author
Task #20- Likes/Dislikes
Task #21- Sequence/Format
Task #22- Graphics
Task #23- Facebook
Task #24- Instagram
Student and Teacher Directions have been included to help successfully implement this activity into your classroom.
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Created by Stephanie M. Icenogle, The Creative Classroom © 2016
All rights reserved by author.
Permission to copy for single classroom use only.
Electronic distribution limited to single classroom use only.