Non-Fiction Text Features

Grade Levels
3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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  • Zip (56 pages)
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Nonfiction Text Features Mini-Unit

Using Non-Fiction text features to locate, gain, and interpret information are important skills and common core standards for intermediate students.

With “Let’s Investigate: Non-Fiction Text Features” and through direct instruction, real non-fiction text examples, whole class discussion, and hands-on activities, you will help your students learn what non-fiction text features are, how to recognize them, why authors use them, and how these features help readers of non-fiction text understand the topic.

When you purchase and download this product you will receive:
• Product Overview
• Suggested Lesson Plans (2 pages)
• Printing Suggestions

“Non-Fiction Text Feature” posters
•Paper Saving mini-posters – 3 or 4 features to a page (great for
use with a document camera) organized into four categories:
→ Print Features (1 page)
→ Graphic Features (2 pages)
→ Organizational Features (1 page)
→ Other Features (1 page)
•Full Page Posters - (16 posters/pages)

♦ “Non-Fiction Text Feature Hunt” students sheets (7 pages)
•Student booklet with Non-Fiction Text Feature” mini-posters and “Non-Fiction Text Feature Hunt” combined (18 pages)

♦ Non-Fiction Text Feature Frequency Table

Literacy Center Activity
• Teacher directions for “Personal Non-Fiction Text Feature Poster” activity
• “Personal Non-Fiction Text Feature Poster” student directions
• Poster title and labels

This Non-Fiction Text mini-unit is part of a bundled product with three other "Let's Investigate Non-Fiction Text" mini-units and lessons. The bundled price is significantly less than purchasing each individual product and the four products together create a complete unit on non-fiction text.
Let's Investigate: Non-Fiction Text Unit Bundle
Resources included in the bundle:
Let’s Investigate: Non-Fiction Types and Reader’s Purpose
Let’s Investigate: Non-Fiction Topics vs. Author’s Purpose
Let's Investigate: Non-Fiction Text Structure
**This file is in PDF format. It is zipped because the student booklet is in landscape while the rest of the product is in portrait. **
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Total Pages
56 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 Week
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.
Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).
Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.


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