Nonfiction Text Features Scavenger Hunt, Collage, & Interactive Notetaker


Students love this interactive nonfiction text features scavenger hunt and collage activity because they get an opportunity to review text features in a hands-on way! With this complete resource, you’ll get an editable slideshow, a thorough text features notetaker, and two text features activities for students to complete. Both printable and digital versions are included!


This nonfiction text features mini-lesson is perfect for reviewing the different ways authors integrate information about a topic. It is easy to use as a whole class, in stations, or with small intervention groups. These nonfiction text features activities also make great test prep or last-minute substitute plans. 

In this resource, students will be asked to:

  • Review various text features using an editable slideshow
  • Complete an interactive notetaker, recording feature type, purpose, and examples
  • Identify examples of different text features using the scavenger hunt or collage activity

What’s Included?

    • Editable Instructional Slide Deck
    • Text Feature Notetaker (including scaffolded version and a completed example)
    • Text Feature Scavenger Hunt
    • Text Feature Collage + Exit Ticket
    • Digital & Printable Versions

This complete mini-lesson will guide your students through a review of nonfiction text features and get them thinking about their purpose in nonfiction texts in a fun and interactive way. 

What You Need: You’ll need to gather magazines, scissors, and glue. (Check with your librarian!) If you’re teaching virtually or in a digital setting, you’ll need to assign the Google Drawing and Google Form exit ticket on your LMS.



⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Lorraine C said, “My students had such a great time and were able to show much creativity using this resource.  Great way to allow students to show you their learning in a creative way!”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Lesson Plans & Laundry said, “We used this resource to review text features and the students had so much being creative in the review.”


Supports Common Core Standards (CCSS):

RI.5.7, RI.6.7, RI.7.7

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