Two charts to choose from. One chart with column headings: Structure, Signal Words, and Visuals. The second chart is the same plus column for definitions.
Two posters with: Text Structures, Text Features and Author's Purpose.
~One "Problem/Solution" page to use with any nonfiction text.
~"Responding to Nonfiction" page
-Students focus on: Background Knowledge, Important Information, Questions, and new Vocabulary. Plus students will check off which text features they notice in text.
~"Understanding Nonfiction" page
-Students check off which text features are present and write about how this feature helped them understand the information in the text.
~ "Responding to Nonfiction" worksheet has six sections. Students will be asked to: 1. Write three facts from the text. 2. Quick Sketch. 3. Questions I Still Have. 4. Text Features I Noticed. 5. The Most Interesting Thing I Learned. 6. Title, page number, and written by section.
Use these pages with any nonfiction text.