Nonfiction Text Features Game | U-Know Text Features Review Game

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Fun in 5th Grade
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3rd - 7th, Homeschool
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My students absolutely love playing this game! It includes great examples of text features so not only is it fun it is a great way to reinforce their knowledge of text features.
My students love playing U-Know! I like that I can teach the students how to play at the beginning of the year and then just sub out the different versions for review and extra practice.
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Text features are important for you to teach and for students to learn to help them better utilize them in text! Let them practice with this fun and engaging game that will make the skill of identifying text features something students WANT to do! Works great for literacy centers, early finishers, or small group. Students will be begging to practice nonfiction text features with this activity! I’ve had many students ask to play at recess and even lunch!

What do you get?

  • U-Know Cards (Color): 56 color cards with different text and graphic features which students need to identify
  • U-Know Cards (Print Friendly): 56 color cards with different text and graphic features which students need to identify
  • Direction Sheet: Step by step instructions for playing the game
  • "Types of Special Cards" sheet: A page explaining how the special cards work. (Draw 2, Skip, Reverse, and Wilds)
  • Answer Key: One page with all of the answers for each card listed.
  • Accountability Pages: Pages for students to record answers. Available in short answer and longer answer with more space
  • Back of Cards Design: Print on the backs of the cards to make the double sided.
  • "Cheat Sheet": Sheet listing the the different types of text features used in the game

Text Features Covered:

Print Features

✔ table of contents

✔ index

✔ glossary

✔ guide words

✔ title page

Graphic Features

✔ photograph

✔ diagram

✔ close-up

✔ chart

✔ graph

✔ table

✔ map

✔ timeline

Organizational Aids

✔ title

✔ subtitle

✔ heading

✔ subheading

✔ bold print

✔ italics

✔ bullet points

✔ caption

✔ labels

✔ text box

Electronic Aids

✔ icons

✔ hyperlink

✔ drop down menu

What is U-Know?

U-Know is a fun and engaging card game where students practice topics in a repetitive way. I also use U-Know in stations or with early finishers throughout the year to spiral concepts for students. U-Know comes in MANY topics! So, once students learn the game, it will become a self-run station!

U-Know is played with students matching color/number to the card the previous player put down. Once they put their card down, they must read and answer. If correct, play moves on. If incorrect, player draws 2 new cards and play moves on. Students check answers with the included answer key.

➔Didn’t cover a topic? That’s ok. Just take those cards out! Students won’t even notice and the game will still be able to be played.


If you like this game, be sure to check out my whole line of U-KNOW Games!!!


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