Types of Text Teacher Resources
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Different Types of Writing
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 them first.
4th - 6th Language Arts 26 Views 190 Downloads CCSS: Designed
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 to inform, persuade, or entertain the reader.
K - 3rd Language Arts 15 Views 199 Downloads
Recognizing Text Relay
Fifth graders recognize and distinguish between different types of text. After a discussion of the various types of text, small groups compete in a relay race game demonstrating their knowledge of the text. Correct choices earn points, while incorrect choices recieve a short block of instruction as to why the answer was incorrect.
5th Language Arts 3 Views 2 Downloads
Dr. Seuss lesson
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 words, vocabulary, and how to analyze text types.
K - 2nd Language Arts 12 Views 167 Downloads
Seventh graders identify parts of the setting in various types of text and explain the setting's importance to the text. They complete a pre-test for the topic, and complete a worksheet of setting questions for a text. Working in groups to discuss the questions, they design a setting graphic organizer and take a post-assessment test.
7th - 8th Language Arts 18 Views 90 Downloads
Using a Newspaper
Fifth graders study different types of text found in a newspapers. They examine examples of specific items found in a newspaper and read charts and graphs found in newspapers. They read a variety of texts and choose to read newspapers for pleasure during library visits.
5th Language Arts 5 Views 16 Downloads
Legends of the Fifth
Fifth graders discover the difference between myths, legends, and folk tales. They summarize legends. They work together to dramatize legends and then create their own legend using the writing process. Handouts and worksheets are included.
5th Language Arts 10 Views 67 Downloads
How Do Animals Adapt?
Learn all about animal adaptations with the reading How Do Animals Adapt? by Crabtree Publications. Tricky vocabulary words are highlighted, and there's a list of reading activities to increase comprehension. This plan spans three days.
5th - 6th Language Arts 42 Views 138 Downloads
What a Brave Little Girl
Students practice relating non-fiction to knowledge they already have on the subject. They evaluate differences in the types of text structrures in non-fiction. They employ a review strategy that allows them to understand their reading.
5th - 6th Language Arts 3 Views 13 Downloads