⭐️These 1st grade nonfiction text features 6 model websites and 6 mini-books with question sets that are printable and digital and aligned to RI.1.5. Lexile® leveled close reading comprehension passages are perfect for teaching, developing, or reinforcing text features skills. Google slides version is perfect for Google Classroom integration and distance learning. First grade students learn various nonfiction text features (e.g., headings, tables of contents, glossaries, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text.
⭐️If you do not use Common Core, this packet is still perfect for teaching nonfiction text features skills for 1st grade. Aligns with state-specific standards like TEKS and VA SOL.
⭐️Includes standard based questions, anchor charts, and two 1st grade RI.1.5 nonfiction text feature skills focused test passages. Certified Lexile measured close reading comprehension texts are varied within the 1st grade band.
⭐️The printable PDF and digital versions are both included with this product for classroom and distance learning needs. The digital version is compatible with Google Drive and Google Slides, and can be downloaded from Google Slides into PowerPoint.
✏️Lexile Levels – Each qualifying passage contains a certified Lexile measure to make differentiation easy. Passages vary across the 1st grade Common Core Text Complexity Band (the range first grade is 190L-530L).
✏️Integrated Color Coding – Color coding strategy encourages students to learn how to find and use text evidence in their answers.
✏️Comprehensive – Passages are perfect for comprehensive standard based test prep. Included anchor charts and questions make this resource great for lesson modeling. Works perfectly for small groups and guided reading.
✏️Scaffolding – Utilizes the Lexile Framework® for Reading and a mix of standard based essay and multiple choice questions to allow educators to scaffold independent work and homework. Also great for centers and interventions.
✏️Highly Engaging – Contains original passages with high-quality photographs designed to engage students of all levels and interests.
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1. Nonfiction Text Features Anchor Chart (1 pg.)
2. Text Feature Example Charts (4 pgs.)
3. Practice Websites & Question Sets
- Bochese’s Italian Website- no level
- Sidney Public Library Website- no level
- The Toy Palace Website- no level
- Research.com Website- 380L
- MOWA Website- 400L
4. Practice Mini-Books & Question Sets
- All About Large Dogs Book- 360L
- Venus Book- 370L
- Christmas- 420L
- The Bald Eagle- 450 Lexile
- Roberto Clemente Book- 460 Lexile
5. Nonfiction Text Features Test Passages & Question Sets
- The Recipe Diva Website- no level
- The Great Plains Natives- 320L
*This product includes 6 sample websites and 6 mini books. Not all websites qualify for Lexile measures. Books and a few websites contain Lexile® measures as indicated above.
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