Types of Text Teacher Resources

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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
In 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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Setting

For Teachers 7th - 8th
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...
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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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EngageNY Grade 3 ELA: Module 1, Unit 1 - Why Do People Seek the Power of Reading?

For Teachers 3rd Standards
11 lessons comprise this unit for third graders, which will have them investigating the power of the written word (and why it is seen as so valuable around the world). They read various types of text including fiction and non-fiction...
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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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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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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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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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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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Notices and Wonders of the Second Stanza of “If”

For Teachers 6th Standards
Here is a lesson that asks pupils to analyze poetry, and sparks discussion about two different types of texts; asking how is the poem, If by Rudyard Kipling, alike and different from the story, Bud, Not Buddy by Christopher Paul Curtis?...
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Organizing Information

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Teach your readers how to read informational texts. Part of reading this type of text is recognizing the organization and format of the writing. The learner will read three short paragraphs about tigers before answering some basic...
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Summarize

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
One way to demonstrate understanding of a text is to write a summary. Provide support for your learners as they compose summary by using one or more of these graphic organizers and handouts. There are nine different worksheets here that...
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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 Students 2nd - 4th
Primary graders examine a series of passages and identify the author's purpose, the intended audience, and type of text.
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Power Point Book Report

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Working in groups of four, learners read books from different genres and produce PowerPoint book reports. They identify the theme, main idea, author's purpose, identify uses of devices, and write a summary of the story. This resource...
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Finding Nonfiction Features

For Teachers K - 1st
The first lesson in a series of three lessons from Scholastic on fiction and nonfiction, this plan is designed to help young readers begin to distinguish between types of books. Learners will read many books in order to compare the...
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Text Features and Author's Purpose

For Students 7th - 12th
How do the text features support the purpose of the text? Help your class study different text features by providing them with this resource. Using the graphic organizer, readers will scan a text, searching for text features. 
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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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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...