Sunday, April 9, 2017

Nonfiction and Fiction Text Features

Looking for materials to introduce or review nonfiction text features, or to discuss how fiction is different than nonfiction? Maybe some of the resources I have listed below will be useful to you!


Here is a pre-assessment I used to see what the students already know about the features.  You can use this as a post-assessment as well!





After introducing the lesson and discussing each text feature, the students work in pairs to do a nonfiction text features scavenger hunt.  I give each of them a nonfiction text to hunt through and discuss what they find. They use the page below to write what they notice during the scavenger hunt.





I also created a couple games for the students to play in groups to review fiction/nonfiction text features.

Here is the nonfiction text features sort game board:




Click HERE to download the game.


Here is another game that allows the students to sort between a fiction or a nonfiction text feature:



Click HERE to download the game.


We also played a nonfiction text features pop-up game.  I read a definition and the students "pop-up" with the card that has the correct text feature name. 







I hope some of these resources will be helpful to you!

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