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Flocabulary: Language Arts

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Viewers of a four-video collection can go with the flow as they listen and watch raps about hyperbole, types of text structure, pronouns, and setting. The clever animation, rhymes, repetition, and catchy music are sure to engage the...
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The 5 Types of Text Structure

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Developing an informational text is like designing a building—if the structure is weak, it will not stand. A language arts video provides an overview of the five types of text structure. A catchy song and specific examples help give a...
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Different Types of Writing

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
What type of writing is this? Learners read a brief introduction to various types of text: instructions, explanations, poems, folk tales, novels, informative, and arguments. The introduction doesn't explain these, so consider going over...
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Dr. Seuss lesson

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young readers identify the purposes and types of text, such as literature or information, before reading. They preview the text formats like title, headings, chapters, and table of contents. Additionally, they will learn about root...
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Different Types of Text

For Students 4th - 6th
For this different types of text worksheet, students review, brainstorm and analyze what a persuasive text is and what an instructive text is. Students then answer what type of text ten examples are as shown.
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Expository Text Structure

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd Standards
What an awesome resource to have on hand. With very useful graphic organizers, youngsters can display their comprehension of text. Designed specifically for expository text, these worksheets can also be used for any type of text and...
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Identifying Author's Purpose

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
The multi-lesson, 47-page packet contains everything you need to ensure kids can recognize the clues provided to identify the type of text, the intended audience, and the author's purpose in writing the passage.
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What Am I?

For Students 4th - 6th
In this different types of text worksheet, students in pairs write a description of a picture and read it to the group to see if they can guess what's on the card.
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Understanding Informational Text Features

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Everything you need to know about informational text features can be found in this resource. Recognizing these types of text features and how they are used in text allows readers to better understand information. Teachers can use this as...
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Defining Literacy in a Digital World

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What skills are necessary to interact with different types of text? Twenty-first century learners live in a digital world and must develop a whole new set of skills to develop media literacy. Class members engage in a series of...
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Connecting Kansas: Past and Present

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Upper graders identify five forms of transportation and describe how Kansans are connected to the rest of the country using transportation and communication. They complete a graphic organizer for each type of text structure given to them...
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Where the Red Fern Grows: Question Answer Response Strategy

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
What makes a good question? Middle schoolers explore the use of questioning through QAR, the question answer response strategy, while reading Where the Red Fern Grows. They learn about the four types of questions: right there, think and...
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Help Your Child Become a Better Reader

For Parents 1st - 6th
Ensure that your learners can read both fiction and nonfiction texts with ease! This resource includes questions that individuals can ask themselves while reading either type of text to help learners comprehend the text, make...
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Locate Key Information in Nonfiction Text

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Interpret nonfiction text with your class. Readers use key information found in nonfiction text to answer questions and problem solve. They utilize the chapter headings, diagrams, glossary, maps, and captions as well as the table of...
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Newspapers

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Here is an engaging and thought-provoking presentation on newspapers. Learners identify different types of text, study layouts, look at common features, and differentiate between fact and opinion in newspapers. Photos are included, and a...
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Informational Text Features

For Teachers 7th - 9th
How can you tell if the text you're reading is informational or narrative? Show your reading class this basic PowerPoint to illustrate the characteristics of an informational text. What makes this presentation especially effective is...
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Determining Author's Point of View: The Sneeches

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Determine the author's point of view in a text. Young readers read Dr. Seuss' The Sneeches and identify the author's purpose in the story. They identify persuasive techniques in writing, asking and answering questions to better...
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Author's Purpose

For Teachers K - 3rd
A simple activity for young readers, this introduces the idea of author purpose. Learners analyze various types of texts (newspaper articles, magazines, books, advertisements, etc.) and determine if the author's purpose for writing was...
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Fiction and Nonfiction

For Students K - 1st Standards
Your emerging readers know not to judge a book by its cover, but they can categorize these titles into either fiction or nonfiction. There are four book covers pictured here, and scholars record the titles under the corresponding text...
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A Questionnaire: What Do You Like to Read?

For Students 5th Standards
What do your fifth graders know about types of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry? Find out as they fill out this questionnaire that requires them to list authors and texts that exemplify each genre. Not only will you be able to assess what...
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Pablita Indian Legends

For Teachers K - 3rd
Scholars are introduced to the characteristics of a legend. They read and discuss Old Father Story Teller by Pablita Velarde. Then, in groups, they write and illustrate a poem based on one of the legends from the book. This lesson plan...
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Find The Hidden Message: Media Literacy in Primary Grades

For Teachers K - 2nd
Learners practice listening to and reading various types of media and text. In groups, learners use video, newspapers, magazines, and more to compare and contrast different types of information. They identify the differences between fact...
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Mixed Bags: Fiction and Nonfiction

For Teachers K - 1st
The second in a series of three lessons from Scholastic comparing and contrasting fiction and nonfiction, this activity requires learners to read, write, and compare two books independently. After briefly reviewing the features of...
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Comparing and Contrasting Fiction and Nonfiction

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Compare and contrast non-fiction readings with fiction readings. The whole class completes a Venn Diagram and then evaluates their own definitions of the terms individually. To end the instructional activity, they identify books as...

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