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Text Feature Scavenger Hunts - have students create an interactive anchor chart! Includes free download.

Text Feature Scavenger Hunts - have students create an interactive anchor chart! Includes free download.

Text Feature Scavenger Hunts - have students create an interactive anchor chart! Includes free download.

Text Feature Scavenger Hunts - have students create an interactive anchor chart! Includes free download.

TEACHERS! This is a great video explaining different parts of a non-fiction book: headings, sub-headings, captions, diagrams, glossary, the difference between fiction and non-fiction etc. The video is 6:32 long.

TEACHERS! This is a great video explaining different parts of a non-fiction book: headings, sub-headings, captions, diagrams, glossary, the difference between fiction and non-fiction etc. The video is 6:32 long.

LOVE THIS IDEA FOR ANY BOOK! Where the Wild Things Learn: Famous Friday Freebies and Five Random Things!

LOVE THIS IDEA FOR ANY BOOK! Where the Wild Things Learn: Famous Friday Freebies and Five Random Things!

This is a fun way to teach and review text features without students even realizing that they are learning! Students race to be the first person to empty their hand of playing cards in order to win the game. As students are playing, they are actually reviewing the different types of text features that are found in informational text. Great for test prep, small group instruction, and review!

Text Feature Playing Cards

This is a fun way to teach and review text features without students even realizing that they are learning! Students race to be the first person to empty their hand of playing cards in order to win the game. As students are playing, they are actually reviewing the different types of text features that are found in informational text. Great for test prep, small group instruction, and review!

having the kids do a scavenger hunt in different non-fiction magazines (Weekly Reader, Scholastic News, Time for Kids, and National Geographic for kids) and glue examples into a lotus diagram.

having the kids do a scavenger hunt in different non-fiction magazines (Weekly Reader, Scholastic News, Time for Kids, and National Geographic for kids) and glue examples into a lotus diagram.

Nonfiction Text Structures & Features Cumulative Assignment!  Students create their own magazines about a topic, using all of the different text structures and features.

Nonfiction Text Structures & Features Cumulative Assignment

Nonfiction Text Structures & Features Cumulative Assignment! Students create their own magazines about a topic, using all of the different text structures and features.

Nonfiction Text Features! make collages by having kids cut out different features they find in scholastic news magazines

Nonfiction Text Features

Nonfiction Text Features! make collages by having kids cut out different features they find in scholastic news magazines

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.

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.

TEACHERS! This is a great video explaining different parts of a non-fiction book: headings, sub-headings, captions, diagrams, glossary, the difference between fiction and non-fiction etc. The video is 6:32 long.

TEACHERS! This is a great video explaining different parts of a non-fiction book: headings, sub-headings, captions, diagrams, glossary, the difference between fiction and non-fiction etc. The video is 6:32 long.

Education to the Core: Text Features Anchor chart with realia. Use real text features to show students what they are and how they can help!

Education to the Core: Text Features Anchor chart with realia. Use real text features to show students what they are and how they can help!

NonFiction Detective Cards can be used with any NonFiction text. Kids complete the pre-reading, as I read, and post reading cards. What better way to help your kids become very familiar with nonfiction? :) priced item

NonFiction Find It and Check It

NonFiction Detective Cards can be used with any NonFiction text. Kids complete the pre-reading, as I read, and post reading cards. What better way to help your kids become very familiar with nonfiction? :) priced item

"NonFiction Find It and Check It" ready to print pages can be used with any nonfiction text. priced item

NonFiction Find It and Check It

"NonFiction Find It and Check It" ready to print pages can be used with any nonfiction text. priced item