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Non-fiction Text Features Assessment and Study Guide

Non-fiction Text Features Assessment and Study Guide

The Genre Flash Cards contain 21 pairs of picture and definition cards. You may use these genre cards to practice identifying genres in a number of fun ways.

Free Genre Flash Cards

Add some fun games to your library centers with these versatile card sets. $

Genre Study Lesson with handouts and bookmarks from ReadWriteThink

Genre Study: A Collaborative Approach - ReadWriteThink

Biography Bottles: 2 liter soda bottle with a styrofoam ball on the top for the head...decorated to look like a character from a book, person from history.... near endless possibilities. Love this as a reading response option.

Nonfiction scavenger hunt. This is for lower grades, but great idea!

Little Red Riding Hood Finger Puppets - Easy Peasy and Fun

Little Red Riding Hood Finger Puppets - Easy Peasy and Fun

Dewey Decimal System PowerPoint Bundle

Dewey Decimal System PowerPoint Bundle

Non-Fiction Newspaper or Magazine "Book" Report. Free!

Non-Fiction Newspaper or Magazine "Book" Report

This is a fun activity to compare/contrast the Big Bad Wolf character in the fairy tales, "Little Red Riding Hood" & "The Three Little Pigs". You can also use the Wanted Poster for any fairy tale villain you are reading about with your class.

Fairy Tale Wanted Poster & Big Bad Wolf Compare / Contrast

Text features ~ using colored magnets on a projected article to identify text features.

Mrs. Spangler in the Middle: Thursday Throwdown ~ Text Features

Library bulletin board: Dewey Decimal System. I used call numbers from our library on the board for kids to look up.

These slides introduce the very basics of the Dewey Decimal system using kid language, perfect for the elementary school library.

Dewey Decimal Introduction Elementary

Nonfiction activities for interactive reading notebooks - use in English language arts, social studies, and science classes. Use with any text.

One Stop Teacher Shop: Free Resources for Non-Fiction Texts and free center response sheets

One Stop Teacher Shop: Free Resources for Non-Fiction Texts

Text features for non-fiction, somewhat color-coded (tee-hee). First grade anchor chart.

Non Fiction text features.

Famous Friday Freebies and Five Random Things!

Nonfiction summary template anchor chart

Animated Biographies «LOVE this site!

Animated Biographies «

For librarians, a library activity. Students make a fortune teller to help choose a book. For example, a book about a fictional athlete or a biography about a scientist. Helps kids discover new books and understand the Dewey Decimal system.

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A list of FREE online resources for Non-Fiction Texts and Articles. Perfect for Reading Centers. Grades 3-6

Sample activity from Genres of Literature by 2nd Grade Snickerdoodles $

Genres of Literature

Make a story map of Goldilocks & the 3 Bears – draw a path down the middle of a large piece of paper. Write ‘Once upon a time’ at one end & ‘The End’ at the other. Then retell the story with the children & add basic drawings along the sides of the path (e.g. 3 bears/a girl/3 bowls etc) - take turns walking down the path & retelling the story

Mrs. Goff's Pre-K Tales: Fairy Tales - Goldilocks and the 3 Bears

Genres - video with clips from modern movies!! Kids will love it!

Genre Jar. Help students learn the different genres with this genre sort.

Genre Jar for Workstations and Centers