Elements of Nonfiction Introduction – All About Informational Text


Are you looking for engaging ways to introduce your informational text unit? This Elements of Nonfiction introduction is a great place to start. With the no-prep slideshow and paired note-taker, your students will briefly review the essential elements of nonfiction text. This informational text introduction is a quick and easy way to refresh students’ nonfiction skills and set your unit up for success!


► This Nonfiction Text Introduction Reviews:

  • Purpose of Nonfiction Texts
  • Types of Nonfiction Texts
  • Central Idea & Key Details
  • Author’s Purpose & Point of View
  • Text Structures
  • Text Features

Use this activity to launch your nonfiction reading unit or review essential skills for reading nonfiction in your intervention class.

What’s Included?

  • Editable Instructional Slideshow (PPT and Google Slides)
  • Guided Doodle-Note Style Notes
  • Nonfiction Text Posters

You’ll love the visually appealing and fully editable slideshow, as well as the complementary anchor charts to hang on your bulletin board.

Your students will love the hands-on introduction to a new unit with the doodle-style notetaker. Both printable and digital versions are included!



⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Teach Create Caffeinate said, “Loved using this with my reading tutorial/resource class. It helped break material down to students’ instructional level in order for them to understand the basic concept, and from there, we were able to increase the rigor!”

⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️⭐️ Fun and Sun in Second said, “Very inclusive of all elements of nonfiction.  Appreciated the visual appeal as well.”


Supports Common Core Standards (CCSS):

  • RI.5.2, RI.5.5, RI.5.6, RI.5.7
  • RI.6.2, RI.6.5, RI.6.6, RI.6.7
  • RI.7.2, RI.7.5, RI.7.6, RI.7.7


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