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Questioning and nonfiction
Scaredy Squirrel text features
Non-fiction text structures chart. Nice visual representation to show each type. - Mrs. Braun's 2nd Grade Class
idea for CCSS RI.2.9 - Read two texts on the same topic. Compare the information presented in two different colors!
3-2-1 Nonfiction research strategy from Read Write Think, I have used the printable, but I had not thought about a chart.
Nonfiction Text Features Poster
Great video for introducing nonfiction!
The Inspired Classroom: Non-Fiction Insert for Reading Journals
AWESOME NF Question/Answer book written by second graders about Spiders for Kids
Click link: www.kidcyber.com.au/ for lots of short nonfiction passages
THIEVES and PEEK strategies for comprehending nonfiction text
Non Fiction Rap
NIce anchor chart -St. need to learn they DO need to read graphic pages because they are chocked full of information!
Adventures of a 6th Grade Teacher: What We've Been Up To in Room 117
Second Grade - The Reading & Writing Project
Writing Sticky Notes for Non Fiction Texts - 3rd grade Lucy Calkins Non Fiction Unit Chart
Responding to non-fiction
DOGO News - Kids news articles! Good source for nf text and for teaching main idea.
To introduce text features to students, consider removing all the gray text (traditional paragraph text) from the page. It's easier to see text features when the text is removed
Non Fiction Text: this might be fun for a center. A tub of nonfiction books, this sheet... Let them explore.
fiction, nonfiction anchor chart- helps the kids see the differences