Reading and understanding non-fiction is so important! Here is a fun, engaging way for students to keep track of what they read and show what they have learned during reading - a Non-Fiction Reader’s Notebook! It guides students thinking before reading, during reading and after reading. It could be completed during group work or independently (after students are made familiar with the product). Graphic organizers and project ideas are included for culminating activities. This packet could be used in any elementary grade.
The following items are included with your purchase:
• A 10 page reader’s notebook that encourages thinking before, during and after reading. (Print this on copier paper, one copy per student.)
• 6 Non-Fiction Project Cards that offer choices for demonstrating understanding after reading a text (Print on cardstock, and laminate. Allow student to choose one after the packet is complete.)
• 3 ways to record facts learned when reading non-fiction texts referenced in the notebook: list, cluster web and photo scrapbook. (Print these on copy paper and have available for students. They will need to choose one to complete.)
• 10 definition cards explaining common Text Features referenced in the notebook (Print on cardstock. These can be printed front-to-back for use as definition cards, or printed single sided to make a matching game).