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    great strategies for non-fiction texts

    Ways students can respond in writing to non-fiction text they've read

    FREE Questioning posters & graphic organizer

    summarizing

    Print a page of prompts per kid, let them cut and paste into their notebook and respond to what they want to within a week?

    Non fiction text features

    Non-Fiction Response

    RAN has proven to be an effective strategy to use with informational text as it encompasses both before, during, and after reading activities. In addition, it requires students to use a variety of strategies including activating schema, confirming thinking, and asking questions.

    Teaching fictional texts

    Wired for Story

    Fiction/Non-Fiction Sort

    nonfiction notes. Modify for HS but I like having a structured during reading activity to use consistently. Good for common core.

    Word of the week activity

    Nonfiction summary template anchor chart

    character map - super cute!

    non fiction writing summary

    3-2-1 Reading Strategy for non-fiction

    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.

    Poetry Brainstorming template - students write topic in the middle and brainstorm ideas in the blocks around the edges

    OPINION (AN OPINION WRITING UNIT)