Students cut out minibooks and fold them so that the title is on the front cover, and a brief description is on the back cover. Based on those two things, students must determine the genre of the book. Then they cut out their books and make it into a "Genre Book Display". You can also integrate the skill of visualization or making predictions into this activity. http://www.teacherspayteachers.com/Product/Genre-Craftivity-with-an-option-to-include-Visualization-and-Predicting-475400
In fourth grade students should challenge themselves to further interpret texts to determine tone and mood. By evaluating tone and mood students can further their analysis and comprehension of a text. 4.RS.9. Draw evidence from literary or informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
After creating the fiction packet (Making Inferences) , I wanted to expose my students to inferring with non-fiction. I chose 11 interesting and influential people and tried to write about them in a way my students could draw conclusions and make inferences.