Nonfiction Text Features Scavenger Hunt #1 [STAAR]

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Nonfiction Text Feature Scavenger Hunt [STAAR] is perfect for two days of practice after mini-lesson or for STAAR review in grades 3-4 or for intervention in grades 5-6. There are two scavenger hunts with 8 informational texts. Help them use nonfiction (informational text) text features more effectively. Each of these text feature cards includes a nonfiction text with a variety of text features.

Nonfiction Text Features addressed:






-Bold Print

-Key Words


-Boxed Information

Included in the Nonfiction Text Features Scavenger Hunt #1 [STAAR]:

-16 Scavenger Hunt Cards (8.5" x 11")

-8 unique nonfiction texts with graphics

-16 unique text feature questions

-->The first 8 questions focus on using text features to locate information.

-->The last 8 questions (with repeated reading) are more challenging and focus on comprehension using text features.

-Directions on how to use as two separate scavenger hunts

-Two student answer pages

-Teacher answer keys

-Free reading level correlation chart

-Invite to free monthly resources


Nonfiction Texts (Informational):

-High-Interest Topics: Basketball, Gymnastics, Soccer, Baseball, Camping, Archery, Hiking, and Gardening.

-Range: 700L-800L

-Reading Level: 4.7-5.7


-Perfect for grades 3-4

-Intervention in grades 5-6

-Question stems are from 2016-17 STAAR

-The cards are also correlated with RI 3.5, 3.7, and 4.7 Common Core Standards


More great nonfiction resources:



Informational Text Features Task Cards 1

Summarizing Informational Text #4 - Nature & Wildlife

Summarizing Informational Text #5 - Financial Literacy

Close Reading - Christmas Around the World

Close Reading - George Washington Carver


Sequencing Task Cards #1 - Ellen Ochoa

Sequencing Task Cards #2 - Helen Keller

Sequencing Task Cards #3 - Mary Kay Ash

Drawing Conclusions Task Cards #7 - Rosa Parks

Drawing Conclusions Task Cards #8 - Martin Luther King Jr.

Drawing Conclusions Task Cards #9 - Jackie Robinson


More great Reading Comprehension Resources:

STAAR Reading Daily Warm Ups 3rd Grade #1

STAAR Reading Daily Warm Ups 3rd Grade #2

STAAR Reading Daily Warm Ups 4th Grade #1

STAAR Reading Daily Warm Ups 4th Grade #2

STAAR Reading Daily Warm Ups 5th-6th Grade #1

STAAR Reading Daily Warm Ups 5th-6th Grade #2


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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.
Use information gained from illustrations (e.g., maps, photographs) and the words in a text to demonstrate understanding of the text (e.g., where, when, why, and how key events occur).
Interpret information presented visually, orally, or quantitatively (e.g., in charts, graphs, diagrams, time lines, animations, or interactive elements on Web pages) and explain how the information contributes to an understanding of the text in which it appears.


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