Nonfiction Text Features: Interactive Notebook Activities -Sort

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2nd - 4th, Homeschool
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I especially loved the examples to put with the text features. It allowed them to see what each one was like. They glued them into their reading journal and use it as a reference.
Great resource to use along with my unit on the Gold Rush. Very helpful addition to our curriculum. Great addition to our writing notebook.
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Help your students develop proficiency using TEXT FEATURES to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently. The 9 flap books included are great for differentiation and to teach/practice identifying various text features found in NONFICTION TEXTS or simple to prep for test day!


* Instruction sheet with pictures explaining how to assemble the flap books

* 6 sorting sheets providing 2 examples of each text feature

* 9 separate flap books focusing on 27 different text features

* 7 interactive notebook reference sheets- Perfect for students to refer back to throughout the year. These sheets include the names of all 27 text features as well as definitions and illustrations for each.

* Answer keys


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-italic print







-pronunciation guide


-table of contents




-guide words




-title page

-close up



-electronic menu


Once printed and assembled these flap books are great for:

*guided or independent practice

*intervention for struggling students

*small group work/ centers

*warm-up activities

*early finishers

*test prep

*exit slips to assess skill mastery

*morning work/homework

*after-school programs & tutoring

*substitute lesson plans / sick days

*summer vacation / summer school

…just to name a few ideas!

Everything is ready-to-print and has been student tested + teacher-approved :)


“Easy to use, engaging, and complete. Thank you!" — Kathy H.

“Used it at the beginning of the year and constantly have my students go back to it. Great resource.” — With it in Fifth

“My students enjoyed putting this graphic organizer together. It is very informative and helpful. I especially appreciated that each text feature had a definition underneath already, so that cut down on note-taking. ” — Hannah S.

“These were fantastic! My students and I really loved them. They put them in their reading notebook and refer to them a lot! Great resource! " — Third Grade Workbox

“These pages are perfect for our interactive notebook! I love that you included 2 examples of each text feature!" — Kimberly P.

“This is perfect and just what my students needed as an addition to their interactive notebooks.” —Sakeena B.

"I loved this resource. So easy to read for my students. I liked how there were 2 sets of examples as I used one set to teach them and the other set as a warm-up the next day to see if they could sort them into the right one." — Tina G.


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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.


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