Elementary students create a text feature book to practice nonfiction text features!

Create a Text Feature Book

A fun and easy way to help students practice with the different types of text features is to create a text feature book. Creating a text feature book will help strengthen students’ understanding of the purposes of different non fiction text features. And, even better, students can use the book as a reference throughout the school year! Before students can …

Free Text Features Chart

There are so many different types of text features – Titles, headings, labels, diagrams, bullet points, bold text…the list could go on forever! To help students keep track of the different types of text features, use the free text features chart pictured below! You can use this text features chart in a variety of ways – post it up in …

Free Nonfiction Text Features Slideshow for elementary students

Text Features Slideshow

Use this text features slideshow to help students with their nonfiction reading comprehension. In order for students to comprehend nonfiction text, they must have a good understanding of nonfiction text features. Students should not only be able to identify text features within the text, but they need to understand the purpose of each of the text features and how it …

Ideas to make your morning work easier and simpler, making your mornings less hectic!

Morning Work Made Easy

When students first enter the classroom in the morning it is a time of excitement, but it can also be a time of complete chaos. Having a clearly defined morning routine and morning work for students to complete can help the day start off more smoothly. Most teachers have students complete morning work as a way to get students ready …