Nonfiction Text Features Scavenger Hunt

English Oh My
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5th - 9th, Homeschool
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This Nonfiction Text Features Scavenger Hunt is an engaging activity for your students to complete either on paper or digitally for a nonfiction text. This nonfiction scavenger hunt can be used for any informational text. The worksheet asks for your students to find three text features from the list, identify the author’s purpose, analyze the title, and find the central idea of the text.

This activity is perfect for:

  • Team or Group Challenge
  • Independent Work
  • Centers and Stations
  • Reading Comprehension Activities

*The digital version is Google Classroom Ready and Distance Learning Friendly! Your students can type right into the boxes!

Included in this product is-


-->Scavenger Hunt PDF (Use OVER and OVER!)

-->Glossary of Nonfiction Text Features

-->Digital Link for Online Learning

What Others Have Said About This Product:

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Pamela L said, This was a great resource to use after reviewing the genre of nonfiction. Students were racing to see who could find the most features the fastest. There is also a nice page of notes for students to keep as a reference.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Ashley P said, I used this resource in teacher small-groups in my classroom. It was a good way for us to think about text features and how they help us to understand nonfiction texts.

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐ Teaching in a Tee said, I used this as an extra credit activity after our nonfiction reading unit and the kids loved it! I also loved how it touched on all the important concepts!

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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Determine an author’s point of view or purpose in a text and analyze how the author acknowledges and responds to conflicting evidence or viewpoints.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including analogies or allusions to other texts.
Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in a text, including figurative, connotative, and technical meanings; analyze the impact of a specific word choice on meaning and tone.
Analyze the interactions between individuals, events, and ideas in a text (e.g., how ideas influence individuals or events, or how individuals influence ideas or events).


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