Nonfiction Text Features (A Pond Habitat)

Grade Levels
2nd - 4th, Homeschool
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Pages
170 pages
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Nonfiction Text FeaturesTeaches with a Real Book: A Pond Habitat

Nonfiction Text Features:
This unit introduces young children the various text features found in nonfiction books. We used a real nonfiction book to help keep children interested. Children will learn about a pond habitat while they investigate 24 different text features. The photographs in this unit are from an award-winning photographer.

Included - PowerPoint and Student Versions:
All versions include 24 text features
Nonfiction Reader: A Pond Habitat

1. PowerPoint and Student Versions – Featuring a Typical Nonfiction Book
This product includes a book on ponds. It teaches concepts such as: what is a pond, what animals live at the pond, frog life cycle, food chains and other features of ponds.
PowerPoint 19 pages – Student version 16 pages

2. PowerPoint and Student Versions – Text Features Identified
This version shows the same book but includes labels identifying 24 text features found in nonfiction books.
PowerPoint 19 pages – Student version 16 pages

3. PowerPoint and Student Versions – Includes Easy Quiz on Text Features
This version of the same book has blanks to fill in to test the student on text features shown. Includes multiple choice answers on each page.
PowerPoint 19 pages – Student version 16 pages

4. PowerPoint and Student Versions – Includes Difficult Quiz on Text Features
This version of the same book has blanks to fill in to test the student on text features shown. This does not include multiple choice answers on each page.
PowerPoint 19 pages – Student version 16 pages

5. PowerPoint – About Text Features
This PowerPoint teaches about 24 text features found in nonfiction books.
PowerPoint 24 pages.

Bulletin Board - Classroom Center:
21 color photos posters. Each poster includes information related to a specific text features (caption, heading, diagram, etc).

Worksheets:
• True and false questions about text features.
• Students cut-out text feature words and paste them on the examples shown. 2 pages.
• Students complete a three-page worksheet to demonstrate their understanding of using text features in nonfiction books.
• Student 16-page reader without text features
• Student 16-page reader with text features identified.
• Student 16-page reader quiz with fill in text feature blanks. Multiple choice answers included on each page.
• Student 16-page reader quiz with fill in text feature blanks. No answer choices given.

Meets State Standards for Science and Language Arts:
• Life cycles and adaptations of living things to their environment.
• Compare the ways living organisms depend on each other and on their environments - such as food chains.
• Help students develop informational science literacy skills.

• Use of text features to locate specific information in the book.
• Use common graphic features to assist in interpretation of meanings in the book (captions, illustrations, etc).
• Record basic information in visual format (diagrams, table of contents, etc).
• Quickly identify data and information by bold words, captions, etc.

Terms:
Copyright © Galloping Turtle Books - All Rights Reserved. The purchase of this unit, including the individual parts, is for one teacher only. Other teachers or classrooms must purchase their own individual license. All the individual elements are copyrighted and not in the public domain. Rights do not allow any publication of any parts of the work or uploading to the school website or the internet in any form.

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Total Pages
170 pages
Answer Key
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Standards

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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