Nonfiction Text Features: Posters & Scavenger Hunt

Nonfiction Text Features: Posters & Scavenger Hunt
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With the Common Core's increased emphasis on nonfiction, this packet with be very helpful in keeping your students engaged and involved in a wide variety of activities to understand nonfiction text features.

NF Text Features included are:
- Table of Contents
- Index
- Glossary
- Map
- Caption
- Chart
- Heading/Subheading
- Photograph/Illustration
- Timeline
- Diagram
- Key Words
- Bullet Points

Included in this packet are;

- 12 nonfiction text features full-page, full-color posters with feature, definition, and illustration

- 12 pages of sticky-note templates for students to practice labeling a wide variety of nonfiction text features in magazines, newspapers, trade books, and more

- 1 page of numbers 1-12 on sticky notes for you to set up the scavenger hunt in your class

- 3 recording sheets for the nonfiction text features scavenger hunt

- 2 pages of instructions to help you set up the various activities

- 1 page matching assessment & accompanying key

To see how I use these in my classroom, click the links below:
- With NF short texts:
- With Scholastic News:

Looking for even more? Be sure to check out my new Part 2 here:


The following 3rd Grade Common Core State Standards are addressed in this packet:

- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.5 Use text features and search tools to locate information relevant to a given topic efficiently.

- CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.3.7 Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text.

* Download the preview for a free "Diagram" poster and sticky-note template :)

Check out my blog for more information: 3rd Grade Thoughts

Thanks and enjoy!
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