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100 generic ideas, on individual A5 cards, to be used with a range of Non Fiction books or text.

The cards, which will be emailed to you, as a .pdf file, focus on a range of activities that include

- Fact Finds,
- Summary,
- Text Structure – Description, Compare and Contrast, Cause and Effect, Problem and Solution, Sequence
- Text Features – Contents, Index, Glossary, Print Styles, Illustrations etc
- Fact or Opinion
- Author study
- Word Study
- Create, Design and Draw activities.
- Refection

Example Activity Cards

- Work with a partner to each make a list of the top 5 most important ideas in the book. Compare lists and discuss why you included each idea in your list.

- List five facts you learned from this book that you didn’t know before. Cross check these facts with another source of information.

- Make 3 columns.Choose some facts from the book. Which column should each fact be in? Main ideas? Supporting details? Information that is irrelevant or unnecessary? Write a Summary.

- Find a part of a book where the author uses Compare and Contrast. Make a list of words that signal this Text Structure.

- How does the author use each of these Text Features to help you gain information? Contents, Index, Glossary

- Make a Wall display for the Topic. List each Main Idea and one supporting detail. Spread this information around a central illustration.

And 100 more!

PLEASE NOTE: The purchase of this resource entitles an individual teacher or parent to reproduce the pages for use in their classroom or home. The sale is on the condition, that there will be no reproduction of, or access to, the resources, by a teaching team or wider school community and they will not be forwarded electronically to other people.

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  • Seller location: Matamata, Waikato, NZ

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