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:
Day 25 of Summer Goal
MY SUMMER OFFICIALLY STARTS JUNE 19TH AND ENDS AUGUST 24TH. THAT'S 9.5 WEEKS OF SUMMER OR 66 DAYS. MY ORIGINAL GOAL WAS TO READ A MIDDLE GRADE NOVEL OR 15-20 PICTURE BOOKS A DAY FOR 50 OF THOSE DAYS, BUT MY NEW GOAL IS TO SHOOT FOR 30 DAYS. I DIDN'T REALIZE I'D END UP DOING TEXT SETS! I'LL BLOG ABOUT THE BOOKS AND MY EXPERIENCE HERE. READ ON!