Time for nonfiction! I’m loving it! The kiddos are, too. Today, we focused on simply distinguishing between fiction and nonfiction text. I used my fiction vs. nonfiction activity from my Nonfiction Comprehension set. I pre-made this anchor chart, gave directions, and the kiddos got to work on their nonfiction and fiction book hunt.
My Students on Nonfiction and Fiction Book Hunt
I laid out my books and let my kiddos go searching! They had to find one nonfiction book and write the title on the pink Post-it note. Then, they had to find one fictional story and write it on the green Post-it note. When they were done, they stuck them up to the fiction and nonfiction anchor chart.
They got a pink post-it for nonfiction and a green post-it for fiction.
Then, as a class, we checked over the titles to make sure everyone’s sounded correct.
Then, we did a mini lesson on text features and worked through a cut and paste together.
These activities are both in my nonfiction unit! This was a big step for them, so we did a lot of guided practice together. We used one book under the document camera for a sample.
Want to read more Comprehension blog posts?
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- Practicing Comprehension with Task Cards
- Virtual Comprehension Ideas
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