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10 Fascinating Nonfiction Books for Kids - Imagination Soup

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from Storyworks Ideabook

Text Features Surgery

Editor's note: We are so inspired by third grade teacher-adviser, Beth Orticelli, from Illinois, who uses Storyworks to draw students into studying “text features” in such a creative way. Her decidedly precise approach to helping students make meaning from text, “Surgery Day,” as she calls it, has children scan nonfiction stories for text features, and they love every minute of it...

Text Features Surgery

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Informational Text Response (Non-Fiction Text Features Main Idea) Any Text

This is a wonderful tool that works with any type of informational or non-fiction text. This resource is Common Core aligned and was created for upper grades. Students are scaffolded through this response sheet. Students must complete a pre-read where they state what the article will be about, what they think they already know about the topic to activate their schema.

Informational Text Response (Non-Fiction Text Features Main Idea) Any Text

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from Games 4 Gains

Freebies

Text Features FREE: This text features game contains 27 game cards and a game board to help students practice finding various text features in nonfiction text. To play this game, a player will select a time card and a text feature scavenger hunt card. In order to move his/her piece forward on the game board, the player must find an example of that text feature within the amount of time shown.

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from 3rd Grade Thoughts

The First Few Days of Teaching Nonfiction Text Features

Teaching nonfiction text features using a "scavenger hunt"-style game keeps it engaging and encourages students to think of how and what the text feature teaches them.

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from Teachers Pay Teachers

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Literacy Unit for MLK Day

Dr. Martin Luther King Common Core Aligned - Nonfiction (Excellent Text Features Handout). Excellent to use the second week in January, leading up to MLK Day on January 19, 2014.

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Literacy Unit for MLK Day

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Celebrate Christmas Common Core Reading and ELA Skills

This Christmas Packet includes fun activities for your students to practice their reading comprehension, writing, and language arts skills with a fun Christmas theme! Christmas Books included in this unit are Polar Express, Rudolph The Red Nose Reindeer, The Snowmen at Night, Olive the Other Reindeer, and The Grinch Who Stole Christmas.

Celebrate Christmas Common Core Reading and ELA Skills

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from Corkboard Connections

Teaching Informational Text with Magazines

Teaching Informational Text with Magazines - Tips and strategies from Laura Candler for using magazines in the classroom

Corkboard Connections: Teaching Informational Text with Magazines

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Teaching Informational Text with Magazines

Teaching Informational Text with Magazines - Tips and strategies for using magazines in the classroom

Corkboard Connections: Teaching Informational Text with Magazines

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