This nonfiction text feature resource encourages students not only to identify text features found in nonfiction text, but to explain the purpose of the text features.
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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.
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
2 Text Feature scavenger hunts that can be used over and over with any nonfiction text! These make a great center activity.
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:
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You can use these activities with your upper elementary students 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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