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Non-fiction/Informational Texts

Great Idea for students to work with nonfiction text. All you need is file folders and nonfiction readers!

Ms. Winston's Blog: Nonfiction File Folder Project

jessicaywinston.blogspot.com

Symbolism on the Dollar Bill: One of the topics featured in the Common Core Weekly Reading Review Set: 3 by The Teacher Next Door.

FREE! Perfect for close reading with your class and aligned to the Common Core Standards. Learn about the man who some say flew before the Wright Brothers.

This module contains: A Pre-Reading Activity to promote active speaking/listening in classroom Analytical Discussion questions for the article to strengthen reading skills A Question-raising activity to launch discussions and writing topics A “Home-Base” Activity to connect students to peers/parents/mentors An Argumentation Essay Prompt which spurs students to see an issue from both sides--also a perfect prep for ACT writing practice

Fortune Cookie Question Cards for Non-Fiction - kept in colorful take-out containers! A great way to make informational text more engaging.