Nonfiction Text Features

Nonfiction text features can be an enjoyable part of reading nonfiction texts.  They also help the reader discover the main idea. Watch this video to discover what we are talking about when the teacher says, “Nonfiction text features.”

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WHN- What’s Happening Now

Here is a quick check-in that I do with my middle school students (it can be done orally or written):  as they are reading I ask them, “What’s happening now?” To answer they need to say, “[character] [description] is [setting] [-ing verb + phrase] because/ while/ …  . This format requires them to talk about […]

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