Nonfiction activities

Explore a range of interactive and educational nonfiction activities that will spark curiosity and enhance learning. Discover ways to make nonfiction come alive for readers of all ages.
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Do your students need help understanding the differences between fiction vs nonfiction texts? These ideas & activities are perfect for making an anchor chart for your classroom as your students are learning to distinguish between fiction and nonfiction.

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Vanessa Bean
These tab books are a super engaging way to make nonfiction book report writing meaningful and fun! Skills covered include main idea and supporting details, nonfiction text strucuture, nonfiction text features, author's point of view, summarizing, and more. A low prep, printable activity that is great for independent or group work with students in grades 3, 4, 5 or 6. Use for any informational text or nonfiction reading passage. Best Books For Book Reports, Book Report First Grade, Informational Text Project Ideas, Writing Activities For 3rd Grade Fun, Main Idea Second Grade, Third Grade Book Reports, Grade 3 Literacy Activities, Grade 2 Writing Projects, Fiction And Non Fiction Activities

These tab books are a super engaging way to make nonfiction book report writing meaningful and fun! Skills covered include main idea and supporting details, nonfiction text strucuture, nonfiction text features, author's point of view, summarizing, and more. A low prep, printable activity that is great for independent or group work with students in grades 3, 4, 5 or 6. Use for any informational text or nonfiction reading passage.

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Kim Allen
This FREE nonfiction text features scavenger hunt is such a fun, hands on, and authentic activity for students to see nonfiction text features in real informational texts or nonfiction reading passages! Text Features 1st Grade, 4th Grade Reading Activities, Nonfiction Text Features Activities, Raise The Bar Reading, Text Features Activities, Nonfiction Reading Activities, Nonfiction Activities, Activity For Students, Nonfiction Text Features

This FREE nonfiction text features scavenger hunt is such a fun, hands on, and authentic activity for students to see nonfiction text features in real informational texts or nonfiction reading passages!

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Raise The Bar Reading
Hands On Reading Centers 2nd Grade, Main Idea Fourth Grade Activities, Third Grade Hands On Activities, Main Character Activities, Main Idea And Details Activities 1st, Main Idea 1st Grade, Main Idea Mystery Bags, Main Idea Activities 2nd Grade, Hands On Literacy Activities

How do you feel when you hear the words main idea or main topic? Do you cringe or do you get excited? If I’m being honest, I used to completely tense up when this unit was up next because it’s a HARD concept for students. Not only was it really difficult for students to understand […]

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melissa martinez
Improve Reading Skills, Nonfiction Text Features, Fiction Text, Nonfiction Reading, Digital Literacy, 4th Grade Reading, School Technology, Sketch App, 3rd Grade Reading

This month, as I continue my journey toward a more paperless classroom, I've been exploring a collection of new apps for interacting with digital text. As many of you know, Notability has been my app of choice lately (check out my latest post), but I was looking for an app to implement with an entire class of third graders for text annotating, using our building set of iPads. Notability will most likely be our next tool, but I wanted to start off simple with a 'stepping stone' app, to teach…

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Shirley Silus
Book Study Activities, Teaching Informational Text, Nonfiction Activities, Reading Nonfiction, Teaching Nonfiction, Close Reading Strategies, Novel Study Units, English Ideas, Literature Lessons

When it comes to reading nonfiction, my students tend to get bleary-eyed and hard-of-hearing. It’s like they instantly think of their history textbooks and informational articles and they decide before they even know the topic that they aren’t going to like it. And that is one of the big hurdles when it comes to teaching nonfiction texts at the middle school and high school level.

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Jessica Diamond
Text Features Anchor Chart 2nd Grade, Text Feature Activities, Fun Nonfiction Activities, Text Features 3rd Grade Activities, Teaching Text Features Third Grade, Fiction Non Fiction Activities, Nonfiction Text Features First Grade, Text Features Anchor Chart 3rd, Non Fiction Text Features Anchor Chart

Teaching non-fiction text features in primary grades can be fun with the right activities! Students love these engaging activities.

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Roxie Gracyk