Text Structures/Features

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Teacher Tips for Asking Better Questions About Books Book Discussions in the Classroom - 23 Teacher Tips Using evidence based terms in reading.Book Discussions in the Classroom - 23 Teacher Tips Using evidence based terms in reading. Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Writing, Teaching Resources, Essay Writing, Literary Essay, Science Writing, Argumentative Writing, Informational Writing, English Language Arts

Anchor Chart Academy

Oh summer....you are far too wonderful! I have been enjoying my days playing with markers, colored pencils, and posters. Posters, posters,...

Anchor Charts - Text Features - Nonfiction Text Features Anchor Chart Employing Graphs in addition to Topographical Roadmaps Reading Lessons, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Tools, Reading Skills, Reading Activities, Library Lessons, Library Books, Math Lessons

Second Grade Style

As we dive into 2nd quarter my reading instruction is now full of non-fiction. Most of our reading objectives for the quarter deal with non-fiction. While my second graders usually know what non-fiction is and how it is different from fiction, they often don't understand most of the conventions, text features, and how to retell. So we spend a LOT of time in our minilessons learning all we can about non-fiction. I've started out by introducing text features. I had an old poster that had a…

Textbook tour: Nonfiction text features-could use this as an exit card/assessment piece. I also love this idea for a beginning of school year classroom hunt (stapler, missed work zone, supply drawer, data wall, etc. Library Lessons, Reading Lessons, Reading Resources, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Guided Reading, Teaching Ideas, Library Skills, Reading Tips

Nonfiction Features

It has been the busiest last few days! I have so many things to post, but I am dog tired. Isn't that how it always is?! One thing we are focusing on is nonfiction features/ conventions. Tomorrow we will be going on a nonfiction

The Centered School Library: Nonfiction Card Game Library Center Freebie I have/who has for advanced students Teaching Language Arts, Classroom Language, Classroom Fun, Future Classroom, Reading Workshop, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Teaching Tools

FREE Nonfiction Conventions - I have...Who Has Game

This is a fun and easy way to review the differences between nonfiction conventions. There are a total of 14 cards that share definitions of glossary, index, photograph, cutaway, comparison, etc. It's easy, fun, and the kids love to try to beat the clock each time! ...

I like this layout for a Venn Diagram variation. Such a good idea to teach compare and contrast AND biography. Writing Lessons, Writing Resources, Teaching Writing, Writing Activities, Teaching Ideas, English Activities, Teaching Language Arts, Teaching Social Studies, Readers Workshop

HistoryFix: Beyond the Basic Bibliography Report

Such a good idea to teach compare and contrast AND biography. Wish I had more time!

Great poster for time order transition words and sequencing; reading or writing writing-ideas Teaching Language Arts, Classroom Language, Speech Language Therapy, Teaching Writing, Speech And Language, Speech Therapy, Language Activities, Essay Writing, Writing Ideas

Teacher to Teacher Ideas in the Top Teaching Blog | Scholastic

Check out these helpful resources for teaching nonfiction, including posters and printables, digital tools, and ways to make current events interactive.

Cause and Effect with Amelia Bedelia. I did one of these during my student teaching, Amelia bedelia works GREAT for cause/effect. Reading Lessons, Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Teaching Ideas, Learning, Guided Reading

Amy Lemons - Amy Lemons provides teaching tips and resources for teachers of elementary school students with access to a free resource library.

Amy Lemons provides teaching tips and resources for teachers of elementary school students with access to a free resource library.

Informational Text Structure-Cause and Effect Reading Lessons, Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Comprehension Posters, Learning, Teaching Ideas

Teacher to Teacher Ideas in the Top Teaching Blog | Scholastic

Exciting lesson ideas, classroom strategies, teaching tips, book lists, videos, and reproducibles in a daily blog by teachers from the classrooms of extraordinary mentor

Let your students apply and/or practice nonfiction text conventions with this Tic Tac Toe reading task. Students choose 3 activities that focus on 3 different nonfiction conventions to promote critical thinking. Reading Resources, Reading Activities, Teaching Reading, Teaching Ideas, Learning, Teaching Language Arts, Classroom Language, 5th Grade Reading, Reading School

Nonfiction Text Tic Tac Toe Literacy Center

Let your students apply and/or practice nonfiction text conventions with this Tic Tac Toe reading task. This activity allows students to choose 3 activities to complete to create a tic-tac-toe. This is a great literacy center that can be completed over several days. It also assesses common core stan...

non fiction anchor Hello Literacy: Informational Literacy Unit - Post Revised Genre Anchor Charts, Reading Anchor Charts, Communication Orale, Reading Comprehension, Reading Strategies, Reading Genres, Reading Resources, Reading Skills, Library Activities

Informational Literacy Unit

Due to an overwhelming request by the devoted readers of this blog, I am revising this original post to include pdf's of the Guidelines for...

My March Top Ten List: Nonfiction Reading Resources Reading Lessons, Reading Resources, Reading Strategies, Reading Activities, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Comprehension Posters, Comprehension Strategies

Teacher to Teacher Ideas in the Top Teaching Blog | Scholastic

Exciting lesson ideas, classroom strategies, teaching tips, book lists, videos, and reproducibles in a daily blog by teachers from the classrooms of extraordinary mentor

5 Text Structure Posters to use with Lessons related to Nonfiction reading resources Reading Resources, Reading Skills, Reading Strategies, Writing Skills, Writing Ideas, Text Structure Worksheets, Text Structures, Description Text Structure, 4th Grade Reading

Teacher to Teacher Ideas in the Top Teaching Blog | Scholastic

Exciting lesson ideas, classroom strategies, teaching tips, book lists, videos, and reproducibles in a daily blog by teachers from the classrooms of extraordinary mentor

compare and contrast essay topics for kids My March Top Ten List: Nonfiction Reading Resources Comprehension Strategies, Reading Strategies, Reading Skills, Teaching Reading, Reading Comprehension, Comprehension Posters, Teaching Ideas, Reading Charts, Reading Groups

Teacher to Teacher Ideas in the Top Teaching Blog | Scholastic

Check out these helpful resources for teaching nonfiction, including posters and printables, digital tools, and ways to make current events interactive.