If you need a fun, accessible way to teach nonfiction text structures to your upper elementary students, you've come to the right place!
1. Text Structure Swap (2 options)
2. Searching for Text Structure
1. The first two links will take you to incredible resources where students have to rewrite sentences from Can an Aardvark Bark? using different nonfiction text structures. I'll definitely be using these in my fourth grade classroom this month!
2. How did Melissa Stewart decide which text structure to use in Can an Aardvark Bark? Check out the timeline below and watch the videos.
Here's a link to Matthew Winner's interview with Melissa Stewart:
4N Essays Are Taking Off!
For the rest of the 2018-2019 school year, students will be writing essays about the books they recommend on our back bulletin board and their writing will be featured on our front bulletin board. Look for essays to be posted on Tuesdays and Thursdays. Celebrate with us as we grow as readers and writers.