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Expository Text

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.

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: for lots of short nonfiction passages

THIEVES and PEEK strategies for comprehending nonfiction text

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

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Writing Sticky Notes for Non Fiction Texts - 3rd grade Lucy Calkins Non Fiction Unit Chart

The Inspired Classroom: Non-Fiction Insert for Reading Journals

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