Sharks: Non-Fiction Text Features and Task Cards

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Is it Shark Week in your classroom? This set is perfect for some extra reading, task card games, and practicing use of non-fiction text features!

This package contains four pages of non-fiction reading selections designed to resemble magazine or newspaper pages. Each page has articles, tables, illustrations, and photos showing many shark topics. This includes shark attacks, sizes of sharks, kinds of sharks and basic facts, information about shark fins, diagram of body parts, an article about shark teeth, and an article about whale sharks.

Text features are labeled with an alphabet letter. The set of 60 task cards include multiple choice answers and open-ended challenges. Multiple choice cards include: determining the type of non-fiction text feature in the article, determining the purpose of the non-fiction text feature, and basic comprehension questions. The open-ended tasks use non-fiction text features! These are identified with bold print. Open-ended tasks include: Drawing and labeling; designing tables; making new task cards; making a mini-glossary; creating a poster; creating an index; writing a fact paragraph; and designing a fifth page for the newspaper. Several of the task cards require additional research. The brightly colored backgrounds for the task cards are color-coded: Blue for multiple choice cards concerning text features, Green for multiple choice cards concerning comprehension questions, and Purple for Open-ended tasks. The card frames are left black and white to help with printing. For your convenience a complete set of the reading selections and task cards with limited color is included to save on printing costs! AND- if you prefer a worksheet to task cards I provided the multiple choice questions in that format! A blank sets of task cards is included. Answer sheets are included.

In addition a BONUS poster set is included! The poster set features three pages of Shark Trivia with shark décor and brightly colored backgrounds. Perfect to decorate your classroom as students complete the work about sharks!

This package specifically includes: Cover; Background page; Table of Contents; four pages of magazine articles about sharks; a set of 60 task cards in bright colors; the complete set in black and white; one blank set of task cards; Student Answer Sheet; Answer Key for the teacher; 3 page Poster set of Shark Trivia; Common Core possible objectives in use of the set; thank you page.

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Sharks: Non-Fiction Text Features and Task Cards
Sharks: Non-Fiction Text Features and Task Cards
Sharks: Non-Fiction Text Features and Task Cards
Sharks: Non-Fiction Text Features and Task Cards