Nonfiction Text Features Game for Literacy Centers

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Text features are an important concept for you to teach and for students to learn! 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 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 56 cards with examples of text features on them. Students must identify which text feature is being used when they place their card down.
”Cheat Sheet” with all the different text features on used on the cards
Direction Sheet
Answer Key I use the answer key to differentiate learning, especially when a concept is still new. They can use it as a tool in the beginning until they practice more.

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

★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.

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 for 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.

This game can also be found in the following BUNDLES:
*ELA U-Know Bundle 2
*ELA U-Know MEGA Bundle

So please double check what's included if you've purchased any of those.

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


★★★You might also like:★★★

Other ELA U-Know Games:
Theme U-Know
Greek and Latin Roots U-Know
Fact & Opinion U-Know
Figurative Language U-Know
Synonym & Antonym U-Know
Author's Purpose U-Know (5 Types)
Author's Purpose U-Know (3 Types)
Prefix & Suffix U-Know

ELA Task Cards:
ELA Vocabulary QR Code Task Cards
Fact and Opinion QR Code Task Cards
Figurative Language Task Cards
Inference QR Code Task Cards

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Nonfiction Text Features Game for Literacy Centers
Nonfiction Text Features Game for Literacy Centers
Nonfiction Text Features Game for Literacy Centers
Nonfiction Text Features Game for Literacy Centers