Students will be able to identify the features found in a nonfiction text.
Students will be able to identify nonfiction text features with grade-level words using visual and written supports.
Display a variety of familiar picture books to the class.
Ask students to think about the stories in the books and name some of the things the stories were about (e.g. ,princesses, animal adventures, dragons).
Explain that all of these books are also called fiction texts, which means they are made up or pretend stories. Tell the students that today they will be learning about a new kind of text, called nonfiction. Say, "A nonfiction text is about something real, like animals, travel, or people."