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This is an informational text chart showing the five different text structures by The Teacher Next Door, It's from the complete 60 page Informational Text Structures Unit for 4th and 5th graders.

This is an informational text chart showing the five different text structures by The Teacher Next Door, It's from the complete 60 page Informational Text Structures Unit for 4th and 5th graders.

Giving Students Choices with Informational Text- Love this Freebie!!

Conversations in Literacy - Meeting Your Literacy and RTI Needs

Do you give your students choices for what they will read? Choice is a huge motivator. We had been reading informational text and learning about the features author's include to make it easier for us to understand the text. So they were ready to make some choices of what they each wanted to read and learn about. I chose several informational books within a range of levels to fit my students. Then I labeled the books A-E with Post It notes and placed them around the room. Students were given…

We're All JACKED UP on Nonfiction!!!! Create and start to fill in during first lesson and use as a closing for each lesson.

We're All JACKED UP on Nonfiction!!!!

Sorry for the title...it is the best I could do! I must also apologize if all of the crazy "lines" from Talladega Nights are running through your mind right now. {Seriously...I am sorry!} I am SO NOT a Will Ferrell fan, HOWEVER and this is a BIG HOWEVER...my husband makes asks politely for me to watch all of these crazy movies with him. For some reason that funny Ferrell just makes my skin crawl! Geezee...OK onto bigger and better things! I am convinced that I am going to make up for lost…

Awesome Informational Writing Idea

Room Mom 101

Nonfiction Main Idea & Vocabulary Comprehension with Frogs-Teacher read aloud followed by "close reading" CCSS based practice.

Nonfiction Main Idea & Vocabulary Comprehension with Frogs by Gail Gibbons

If you're interested in other products on informational text comprehension with read aloud, you might like my materials on these topics:GorillasPumpkinsElephantsOwlsGrizzly Bears This packet contains materials for teaching informational text comprehension to emergent and beginning readers. The b...

FREE Nonfiction Notes Graphic Organizer: This graphic organizer can be used to organize information and to check for understanding as students read nonfiction books. The students will use the organizer to record the main idea, new words learned, text-to-self connections, questions they still have about the text, facts, and text features seen in the book.

Nonfiction Notes Graphic Organizer

This graphic organizer can be used to organize information and to check for understanding as students read nonfiction books. The students will use the organizer to record the main idea, new words learned, text-to-self connections, questions they still have about the text, facts, and text features s...

FREE 16 INFORMATIONAL TEXT POSTERS~  This packet contains colorful posters to teach 16 non-fiction text features, including:  guide words, title page, table of contents, index, glossary, heading, keywords, illustrations, hyperlink, and more.  Amazing free resource from Primary Punch!

Non-Fiction Text Features Posters

***Please be aware that it is against my terms of use for this product to be posted to school websites, cloud sharing websites or wiki spaces. It is also a violation of my terms of use to take screenshots of the materials and use them in sharable videos (ex. YouTube), advertisements and/or your own...

reading comprehension

Favorite Picture Books for Teaching Comprehension

One of the first words my students learned this year was metacognition or thinking about your thinking. (I was pleased to see that some of...

Informational Text Freebie - great to use with bat unit by greatminds123

Bat Informational Unit FREEBIE

Included are a FREE cut and glue bat diagram and a fill-in the blank bat diagram. Below is information on the FULL bat unit. To purchase the full unit, go to: Visit Bats Common Core Non-Fiction Unit FULL Bat Unit is 40+ pages and includes printable student informational text, common core al...

Great links to free websites for nonfiction reading passages (for lower + upper elementary)

Home - Learning at the Primary Pond

I don’t know about you, but I am always looking for more texts to give to my students! We have a huge book room at school, and I have a pretty good classroom library, but it still seems like there are never enough. Plus, particularly with nonfiction, I don’t always want a whole book for […]

Chocolate: Nonfiction Mini-unit | Includes five days of activities: resources, original texts, close reading practices, bookmarks, and thinkmarks. Perfect for print and go sub plans. | everythingjustso.org

Chocolate: Nonfiction Mini-unit | Includes five days of activities: resources, original texts, close reading practices, bookmarks, and thinkmarks. Perfect for print and go sub plans. | everythingjustso.org

This is an informational text chart showing the five different text structures by The Teacher Next Door, It's from the complete 60 page Informational Text Structures Unit for 4th and 5th graders.

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This is an informational text chart showing the five different text structures by The Teacher Next Door, It's from the complete 60 page Informational Text Structures Unit for 4th and 5th graders.

Prove It To Me FREEBIE! Teaching students to use evidence from the text to prove their thinking

Super Sleuth Blog Hop Stop #7

Welcome to our Reading Super Sleuth Blog Hop!!! I am so glad you are here to have a lot of fun, find a bunch of freebies and enter a contest! If you are just

Teaching nonfiction text features using a "scavenger hunt"-style game keeps it engaging and encourages students to think of how and what the text feature teaches them.

The First Few Days of Teaching Nonfiction Text Features

We are starting nonfiction text features in our small reading groups for Teacher Time next week and I am excited to be getting these mini-cards out to help! I used my tutorial HERE to print two of these to a page, laminated them, and then put a binder ring through the top corner so they can be used with partners and take up less room. I always keep one set in my Teacher Time Bin, but will bring out the reinforcements when we have specific nonfiction texts. These posters come from my…

non-fiction tic tac toe

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non-fiction tic tac toe

FREE Informational Text Response...students are writing informational text, maybe use this when reading each other's writing.

Long Time No See!

It seems that I've gotten into the habit of posting about once a month. It's definitely not my intention, but as soon as I blink the month has gone and I have not posted more than once! *Ugh* This needs to change. I have so much going on in my classroom that I want to share. I just need to find the time! For today, I'm linking up with some amazing blogs to share some freebies. The first blog I'm linking up with is Freebielicious. Have you checked out this blog? If you are a K-2 teacher and…

FREE 16 INFORMATIONAL TEXT POSTERS~  This packet contains colorful posters to teach 16 non-fiction text features, including:  guide words, title page, table of contents, index, glossary, heading, keywords, illustrations, hyperlink, and more.  Amazing free resource from Primary Punch!

Non-Fiction Text Features Posters

***Please be aware that it is against my terms of use for this product to be posted to school websites, cloud sharing websites or wiki spaces. It is also a violation of my terms of use to take screenshots of the materials and use them in sharable videos (ex. YouTube), advertisements and/or your own...

great for teaching non-fiction

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One big mistake I made my first year teaching was that I did not spend nearly enough time on sight word instruction. Phonics? Oh yes. Comprehension strategies? You betcha. Fluency? Of course. Close reads? Heck >

Giving Students Choices with Informational Text- great freebie for doing this!!

Conversations in Literacy - Meeting Your Literacy and RTI Needs

Do you give your students choices for what they will read? Choice is a huge motivator. We had been reading informational text and learning about the features author's include to make it easier for us to understand the text. So they were ready to make some choices of what they each wanted to read and learn about. I chose several informational books within a range of levels to fit my students. Then I labeled the books A-E with Post It notes and placed them around the room. Students were given…

Reading Informational Text- FREEBIE

Conversations in Literacy - Meeting Your Literacy and RTI Needs

A blog about reading and writing, and sharing ideas about literacy and RTI for your classroom/ reading, writing, & RTI resources

This is more than amazing! Past issues of National Geographic for kids that are read to kids on line...PLUS a very extensive teacher's guide with printables for each issue...also has free print version of the magazine! All free!

K–12 School Digital and Curricular Classroom Materials - NGL

K-12 digital curriculum — Mathematics; Science; Social Studies; Reading/Writing; ESL/ELD; World Languages; Advanced, Honors, Electives; Career and Technical Education

READING GENRE posters, FREE download

Nonfiction Graphic Organizer for ANY Article or Nonfiction PassageThis graphic organizer will help your students to think critically about any nonfiction article or passage you've read.Students will find facts, opinions, express their own opinion, main id

Nonfiction Graphic Organizer

Nonfiction Graphic Organizer for ANY Article or Nonfiction PassageThis graphic organizer will help your students to think critically about any nonfiction article or passage you've read.Students will find facts, opinions, express their own opinion, main id

Stop and Stick bookmarks. This is great for when students are reading informational text. They can stop and place a sticky note next to the passage they read. (reading in content area pin 2)

Reading Informational Text Resources

Stop and Stick bookmarks. This is great for when students are reading informational text. They can stop and place a sticky note next to the passage they read. (reading in content area pin 2)

Informational Text Response Booklet-Free |

Informational Text Response Booklet-Free - Conversations in Literacy

Students love to read informational text. I think they especially enjoy real photographs and all the cool facts that they learn! But for some students informational text can be a bit tougher to navigate through than fiction text. I have quite a few of these National Geographic informational books. I like to give the students […]

This is an informational text chart showing the five different text structures by The Teacher Next Door, It's from the complete 60 page Informational Text Structures Unit for 4th and 5th graders.

This is an informational text chart showing the five different text structures by The Teacher Next Door, It's from the complete 60 page Informational Text Structures Unit for 4th and 5th graders.

Giving Students Choices with Informational Text- Love this Freebie!!

Conversations in Literacy - Meeting Your Literacy and RTI Needs

Do you give your students choices for what they will read? Choice is a huge motivator. We had been reading informational text and learning about the features author's include to make it easier for us to understand the text. So they were ready to make some choices of what they each wanted to read and learn about. I chose several informational books within a range of levels to fit my students. Then I labeled the books A-E with Post It notes and placed them around the room. Students were given…

We're All JACKED UP on Nonfiction!!!! Create and start to fill in during first lesson and use as a closing for each lesson.

We're All JACKED UP on Nonfiction!!!!

Sorry for the title...it is the best I could do! I must also apologize if all of the crazy "lines" from Talladega Nights are running through your mind right now. {Seriously...I am sorry!} I am SO NOT a Will Ferrell fan, HOWEVER and this is a BIG HOWEVER...my husband makes asks politely for me to watch all of these crazy movies with him. For some reason that funny Ferrell just makes my skin crawl! Geezee...OK onto bigger and better things! I am convinced that I am going to make up for lost…

Awesome Informational Writing Idea

Room Mom 101

Nonfiction Main Idea & Vocabulary Comprehension with Frogs-Teacher read aloud followed by "close reading" CCSS based practice.

Nonfiction Main Idea & Vocabulary Comprehension with Frogs by Gail Gibbons

If you're interested in other products on informational text comprehension with read aloud, you might like my materials on these topics:GorillasPumpkinsElephantsOwlsGrizzly Bears This packet contains materials for teaching informational text comprehension to emergent and beginning readers. The b...

FREE Nonfiction Notes Graphic Organizer: This graphic organizer can be used to organize information and to check for understanding as students read nonfiction books. The students will use the organizer to record the main idea, new words learned, text-to-self connections, questions they still have about the text, facts, and text features seen in the book.

Nonfiction Notes Graphic Organizer

This graphic organizer can be used to organize information and to check for understanding as students read nonfiction books. The students will use the organizer to record the main idea, new words learned, text-to-self connections, questions they still have about the text, facts, and text features s...

FREE 16 INFORMATIONAL TEXT POSTERS~  This packet contains colorful posters to teach 16 non-fiction text features, including:  guide words, title page, table of contents, index, glossary, heading, keywords, illustrations, hyperlink, and more.  Amazing free resource from Primary Punch!

Non-Fiction Text Features Posters

***Please be aware that it is against my terms of use for this product to be posted to school websites, cloud sharing websites or wiki spaces. It is also a violation of my terms of use to take screenshots of the materials and use them in sharable videos (ex. YouTube), advertisements and/or your own...

reading comprehension

Favorite Picture Books for Teaching Comprehension

One of the first words my students learned this year was metacognition or thinking about your thinking. (I was pleased to see that some of...

Informational Text Freebie - great to use with bat unit by greatminds123

Bat Informational Unit FREEBIE

Included are a FREE cut and glue bat diagram and a fill-in the blank bat diagram. Below is information on the FULL bat unit. To purchase the full unit, go to: Visit Bats Common Core Non-Fiction Unit FULL Bat Unit is 40+ pages and includes printable student informational text, common core al...

Great links to free websites for nonfiction reading passages (for lower + upper elementary)

Home - Learning at the Primary Pond

I don’t know about you, but I am always looking for more texts to give to my students! We have a huge book room at school, and I have a pretty good classroom library, but it still seems like there are never enough. Plus, particularly with nonfiction, I don’t always want a whole book for […]

Chocolate: Nonfiction Mini-unit | Includes five days of activities: resources, original texts, close reading practices, bookmarks, and thinkmarks. Perfect for print and go sub plans. | everythingjustso.org

Chocolate: Nonfiction Mini-unit | Includes five days of activities: resources, original texts, close reading practices, bookmarks, and thinkmarks. Perfect for print and go sub plans. | everythingjustso.org

This is an informational text chart showing the five different text structures by The Teacher Next Door, It's from the complete 60 page Informational Text Structures Unit for 4th and 5th graders.

You are being redirected...

This is an informational text chart showing the five different text structures by The Teacher Next Door, It's from the complete 60 page Informational Text Structures Unit for 4th and 5th graders.

Prove It To Me FREEBIE! Teaching students to use evidence from the text to prove their thinking

Super Sleuth Blog Hop Stop #7

Welcome to our Reading Super Sleuth Blog Hop!!! I am so glad you are here to have a lot of fun, find a bunch of freebies and enter a contest! If you are just

Teaching nonfiction text features using a "scavenger hunt"-style game keeps it engaging and encourages students to think of how and what the text feature teaches them.

The First Few Days of Teaching Nonfiction Text Features

We are starting nonfiction text features in our small reading groups for Teacher Time next week and I am excited to be getting these mini-cards out to help! I used my tutorial HERE to print two of these to a page, laminated them, and then put a binder ring through the top corner so they can be used with partners and take up less room. I always keep one set in my Teacher Time Bin, but will bring out the reinforcements when we have specific nonfiction texts. These posters come from my…

non-fiction tic tac toe

Loading...

non-fiction tic tac toe

FREE Informational Text Response...students are writing informational text, maybe use this when reading each other's writing.

Long Time No See!

It seems that I've gotten into the habit of posting about once a month. It's definitely not my intention, but as soon as I blink the month has gone and I have not posted more than once! *Ugh* This needs to change. I have so much going on in my classroom that I want to share. I just need to find the time! For today, I'm linking up with some amazing blogs to share some freebies. The first blog I'm linking up with is Freebielicious. Have you checked out this blog? If you are a K-2 teacher and…