This in an all inclusive unit that will effectively introduce and expand students understanding of non-fiction text features.
To see this unit in action... http://www.thrillsandfrillsinfirst.blogspot.com/2013/11/non-fiction-text-features-and-freebie.html
This unit includes the following materials:
Non-Fiction Text Feature Posters
Interactive Notebook pages for reading journals
Sample Reader with non-fiction text features
Student Resource Page
Scavenger Hunt Activity
Non-Fiction Booklet Activity
Project Based Learning Summative Assessment
I Have Who Has Game
Compare and Contrast Activity
Read Lizards (Nat Geo Kids)
Introduce Non-Fiction Text Feature Posters
Provide each student with a laminated magnifying glass and a sample reader.
As a class search through the sample reader and see if you can find all 6 non-fiction text features shown in the class posters.
Allow students to use a highlighter to identify the features in their
Provide each student with a laminated magnifying glass and a non-fiction book (students can work in pairs depending on your supply of All About Non-Fiction books.)
Hand out the Non-Fiction Scavenger Hunt Activity and have students check off all the text features they can location in their book.
These lesson plans continue from Day 1 - Day 10 and also includes a number of extension activities as well as how to link this unit to your guided reading lesson.