Ok...I have to admit it...I am a sucker for informational text. Maybe it's the geeky want-to-know-it-all side of me, but when I found out that Common Core upped the percentage of informational text to 50% (compared to 50% fiction), I did a silent cheer! Informational Text Structures is really fun...
Reading Response for Informative Texts GOOGLE Edition
My school is taking the leap with technology and going 1:1 with Google chromebooks. This Reading Response resource for Informative or Non-Fiction texts provides the perfect activities to use with Google Slides.
This graphic organizer is a great way for your students to respond to informational texts to show what they have learned. It could be used for independent reading, reading centers, listening to reading, or whole group reading. Second Grade: CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.5 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.6 CCSS.ELA-Literacy.RI.2.10
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!
Freebie: These six informational text structure posters will help you introduce informational text types and can serve as a reminder in your classroom. The posters are also included in my complete units for informational text structures for 3rd and for 4th/5th graders. (TpT Resource)
Informational Text Questions: 50 Non-Fiction Articles: Teach Common Core informational Text Reading Skills with 50 non-fiction articles and accompanying text-based questions that students will love! FULL-YEAR'S WORTH OF NON-FICTION READING RESPONSE ACTIVITIES!! - 18 two to three page articles. - 32 half page articles. - All 50 articles have 4 accompanying text-based questions #informationaltext #nonfictiontext #readingresponseactivities
Close Reading Toolkit for Informational Text (Nonfiction)
Do you struggle to find on-level informational texts for your students to read? These Life Cycle Articles come in two formats (two-page with photos and one page with just text) and include QR Codes for additional research via web sites and videos, and a Fact Sheet useful for sorting. These are perfect for second grade and third grade classrooms studying life cycles in science.