Nonfiction Text Features Activities

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Susan Mescall
Grade Levels
3rd - 5th, Homeschool
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Susan Mescall


Nonfiction reading takes different skills that students need in order to be successful! Add these nonfiction text feature activities to your nonfiction unit! Get beyond the worksheet when it comes to helping student master their knowledge of nonfiction text features with each of the different activities! Use the crossword puzzles for practice and use the included assessment to check for mastery!

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*About the author

*"I can..." posters: color & black & white

*I Have, Who Has game cards

*Crossword puzzles with & without blackened squares

*Answer keys for crossword puzzles


*Assessment answer key

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19 pages
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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.
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).
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.
Compare and contrast the overall structure (e.g., chronology, comparison, cause/effect, problem/solution) of events, ideas, concepts, or information in two or more texts.


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