Nonfiction Text Features Activities Bundle - Centers, Posters, Reading Passages

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    This nonfiction text feature resource encourages students not only to identify text features found in nonfiction text, but to explain the purpose of the informational text features and how they help the reader.

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    The following is included in this text features bundle:

    Nonfiction Text Feature Posters

    These text features posters include full page of posters of 18 different text features. The posters all include the name, purpose, and an example of the text feature.

    Nonfiction Text Features Charts

    These text features charts give the name, purpose, and an example of 18 different text features. Use this chart to teach text features to your students, or as a text feature handout or student reference.

    The charts are also available with some missing pieces so you can have students fill in the charts while you are teaching them about the text features.

    There are two charts - one that can be used for note taking and another that can be used for assessment.

    Nonfiction Text Feature Books

    Create a text feature book to help students practice identifying nonfiction text features and their purpose. Students can create a class book or an individual book for reference. This is a fun text features lesson or center activity.

    Nonfiction Text Features Scavenger Hunt

    5 no prep informational text scavenger hunts that are great for extra practice and review.

    Nonfiction Text Features Task Cards

    These text features task cards are designed to encourage students not simply to identify text features found in nonfiction text, but to explain the purpose of the text features and think about how they help readers understand text better.

    Nonfiction Text Feature Activities and Passages

    The following no prep activities are included:

    -2 cut and paste text feature activities

    -3 reading passages / articles that students must add appropriate text features to

    -2 activities where students must write a paragraph that is relevant to a given text feature

    -1 writing activity where students must write a nonfiction article and include appropriate text features

    The text features included are:

    • title
    • title page
    • table of contents
    • index
    • glossary
    • heading
    • photograph
    • illustration
    • caption
    • label
    • graph
    • table
    • map
    • diagram
    • bold print
    • italics
    • bullet points
    • fact box / side bar
    • timeline

    You can use these activities with your upper elementary students (3rd, 4th, and 5th grade) for text feature lessons, homework, practice, centers, review, and more. This resource directly address Common Core Standard RI 3.5 for 3rd grade students.

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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.


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