12 Informational Text Features Posters
(title, table of contents, heading, subheading, print styles, photograph, illustration, caption, map, diagram, glossary and index)
Fiction and Nonfiction Book Comparison
Students work in teams of 2 and compare 1 fiction and 1 nonfiction book of the same topic (ex: 2 books about sloths)
Informational Text Feature Scavenger Hunt
Students cut out and record informational text features from nonfiction magazines.
Once images are gathered in ziploc bags, students paste them on butcher paper or tape them on a wall underneath the 12 informational text feature categories.
What's the Main Idea?!
Students use 3 different text features to find the main idea of 1 nonfiction book.
+ Animal Adaptation Graphic Organizer
After learning about informational text features, I had the students research an animal and create a digital poster of 3 adaptations of their animal. They recorded all 3 adaptations on their organizer and the text features that helped them with their research.
Informational Text Book Scavenger Hunt
Students look for text features in the animal book they check out at the library.
Text Features Quiz
Simple test with a word bank (Extra Credit: text feature - side bar)
13 Text Features Foldable (12 text features + side bar)
Students cut out the 2 rectangles. They write the words on one and the definitions on the other. They create flaps (by cutting along the lines to create small rectangles). Then they staple the 2 long rectangles together to create a peek-a-boo study guide.