Supplement your Non-Fiction Unit with this non-fiction package!
-5 interactive SMART notebook files
-Introduction to text features
-Vocabulary in non-fiction
-And Much More!
This package includes:
Introduction to text features SMART notebook file that focuses on the purposes for reading non-fiction, examples of where we would see non-fiction texts, and covers the following text features interactively with examples and definitions: captions, photographs, labels, table of contents, title, maps, headings, types of print, glossary/word bank, comparisons, and cutaways. This file also comes with text feature and definitions for students to cut out and paste in their notebooks as well as a text features hunt worksheet.
Kids Discover Pyramids text features worksheet. This worksheet/packet can be used for students getting better at recognizing and searching for text features. You will need copies of the KIDS Discover Pyramids Magazines to use this worksheet/packet. This can be used in partners or for assessment.
Introduction to vocabulary SMART notebook file focuses on noticing important vocabulary in non-fiction text and has examples from non-fiction text: bolded, italicized, underlined, and highlighted words, and pronunciation in parentheses. This also comes with a vocabulary in non-fiction worksheet.
The vocabulary using the frayer model SMART notebook file focuses on a non-fiction example using the word krill and has an interactive slide modeling how to use the vocabulary word krill in the frayer model. The frayer model includes the vocabulary word, definition of the word, using the word in a sentence, relating the word to your life, and drawing a picture of the word. This also comes with the vocabulary frayer model worksheet.
Right there vocabulary SMART notebook file focuses on unfamiliar vocabulary and how to find the definition of the unfamiliar word as the definition may be right there in the text. Key words it focuses on to look for the definition are: also known as, is/are, called, means, and or. The file goes through examples from non-fiction texts to model from and points them out clearly. It also focuses on keys that may also help the reader determine the meaning of a word such as, a word bank, hyphen, parentheses, or commas. The file also comes with a right there vocabulary worksheet.
Not right there vocabulary SMART notebook file focuses on strategies that can be used when the author does not just give you the definition of the unknown word. It goes over using a dictionary, word parts, context clues, and pictures. It gives practice to students using parts of words to figure out definitions and using context clues to find meanings of words from non-fiction text examples. This file also comes with a dictionary search and find worksheet and not right there vocabulary worksheet.