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Need a fun hands project for your students' ELA block to practice Nonfiction Text Structures? Look no further. This paper bag book project hits all of the teaching points for Nonfiction Text Structures. and can be used as a work station, in interactive notebooks, or as an at home project. Students learn how to use text features to learn information from nonfiction books. Students use the first seven pages for learning about nonfiction text structures, pull the information together, practice reading paragraphs to determine the structure, work with texts (book list provided) write a sample for each structure, and summarize their learning. You can use the pages in the book as displayed or in interactive notebooks. They work well in guided reading groups and as a workstation activity. A grading rubric is included.
⍟ The Scoop on Text Structures
⍟ Breaking Down Structures
⍟ Anchor chart for Description, Sequential, Compare/Contrast, Cause/Effect, and Problem/Solution
⍟ Sorting Examples
⍟ Identifying structures in nonfiction texts (2 books from list)
⍟ Writing Examples for each structure
⍟ Summarizing Your Learning
⍟ Grading Rubric
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