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Nonfiction Text Feature Activities with Passages, Cut N' Paste, No Prep!

Curious Jones
Grade Levels
2nd - 3rd
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**Best Seller** Teach these 25 text features with specifically designed nonfiction articles! There are so many text features! This unit breaks them down so you can gradually introduce and practice 5-7 at a time. Introduce the names and functions, then read and practice using each group of features with the nonfiction text and activities provided.

The 25 text features have been divided into four sections.

Section One: map, timeline, pie chart, title, subtitle, hyperlink

Section Two: close-up, photograph, illustration, caption, side bar, bullet points, icon

Section Three: diagram, table, graph, labels, bold, italics

Section Four: index, table of contents, title page, glossary, electronic menu.


3 real nonfiction penguin articles or passages

3 answer the questions about the articles

(locating key information by using the features)

3 color coding activities with nonsense articles

3 complete the sentence worksheets

3 poems (cute and motivating)

3 cut n' sort activities

1 class game (musical feature hunt)

5 anchor pages for section five text features

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Total Pages
60 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
1 month
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Use text features and search tools (e.g., key words, sidebars, hyperlinks) to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.
Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficiently.
Know and use various text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.


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