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:
Weekly Wall Recommendations
For the 2018-2019 school year, students will be choosing books to display on our classroom recommendation wall. The wall is a lending library. It showcases the various literature choices in the classroom, celebrates students' voices and choices, facilitates getting to know each other through our literature choices, and facilitates communication with the global learning community.