ELs will gain valuable practice learning about text features as they practice close reading and communication skills during a nonfiction picture walk. Use on its own or as a support for the Classifying Nonfiction Text Features lesson plan.
Students will be able to re-read a leveled nonfiction text, identify a visual feature, and record a fact from the caption.
Students will be able to identify nonfiction text features using visual and written supports.
Begin the lesson by reviewing how fiction is different from nonfiction. Display several familiar books that are both fiction and nonfiction and have students help you sort them. Encourage students to note the differences between the two styles of text.