Nonfiction Text Features Scavenger Hunt, Activities, Posters, Assessment, Quiz

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Do your students need help recognizing and identifying nonfiction text features in books and textbooks? This resource includes 22 text features posters, a text features scavenger hunt, 3 practice activities, and an assessment.

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Do your students need help recognizing and identifying nonfiction text features in books and textbooks? This resource includes 22 text features posters, a text features scavenger hunt, 3 practice activities, and an assessment. Your students will be required to not only identify text features but also explain how they contribute to a better understanding of informational text. These fun and engaging activities will help you teach and reinforce nonfiction text features!

Included in this download:

  • 22 Nonfiction Text Features Posters (color and b/w)
  • Text Features Scavenger Hunt
  • Practice 1: Text Features Cut & Paste
  • Practice 2: Textbook Tour
  • Practice 3: Finding Text Feature in an Article
  • Assessment: Identify the Text Features

 

Text Features Posters

Give your students visual reminders of non-fiction text features with these 22 classroom posters! Each poster includes a title of the text feature, description, and illustration. These posters are perfect for displaying in the classroom or on a bulletin board. If you’re short on space, follow the directions on the previous page for printing 2 to a page or 4 to a page. You could also use these posters in interactive notebooks by printing 4 to a page. Laminate for durability! Tip: To save printer ink, print the black and white version on Astrobrights or brightly colored cardstock.

Text Features Scavenger Hunt

Allowing students to go on a Nonfiction Text Features Scavenger Hunt is a perfect way for them to apply the skills that they have learned. This activity does just that, and they always have fun “hunting.” Collect a variety of nonfiction books in a basket and let students get to work!

Practice 1: Cut and Paste Text Features

This activity requires students to cut and paste the name of each text feature to its matching example or definition. Students can use the classroom posters as reference or you may choose to have them complete this activity without the posters, using what they have learned about text features.

Practice 2: Textbook Tour

This Textbook Tour is a great way to get your students to recognize and identify nonfiction text features. This activity breaks down text features into print, graphic, and informational aids. As your students complete this activity, they will quickly start recognizing text features in their textbooks. You can choose to use any textbook, multiple textbooks, or online textbooks. This activity is perfect for partners!

Practice 3: Text Features Article

This activity requires students to identify text features found in an article about the rhinoceros. Students will read and learn about rhinoceroses as they label the text features found on the page.

Assessment: Identify the Text Structure Quiz

This assessment requires students to identify the text feature found on each card and includes 2 different answer sheets to choose from. The first answer sheet includes multiple choice answers. The second answer sheet requires students to fill in the answer using a word bank.

 

These activities are perfect for:

  • small groups
  • whole group instruction
  • individual desk work
  • partner activities
  • centers and stations
  • assessments
  • homework
  • morning work
  • early finishers
  • sub plans

The best part?

This resource comes with 22 text features posters, a scavenger hunt, 3 practice activities, and an assessment. It includes everything you need to teach and assess nonfiction text features!

Text features included in this download:

  • bibliography
  • bullet points
  • caption
  • graph
  • diagram
  • fact box
  • glossary
  • heading
  • hyperlink
  • illustration
  • index
  • infographic
  • map
  • photograph
  • pronunciation guide
  • sidebars & inserts
  • subheading
  • tables & charts
  • table of contents
  • timeline
  • title
  • types of print

In this one convenient resourceyou can…

  • have ready-to-go activities that you can use to teach and assess nonfiction text features.
  • make it easy for students to recognize and identify nonfiction text features.
  • help your students explain how text features contribute to a better understanding of informational text.
  • use these pre-made reading activities as sub plans when you need to take a day (or week) off!

Supports Common Core Standards (CCSS):

RI.3.5, RI.3.7

RI.4.7

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