With such a large number of texts, it can be difficult for students to learn and remember the corresponding author's purpose, structures and craft for each one. Use this extensive text types collection to assist your students when working with the different authors. Some of the educational resources available include author's purpose anchor charts and display banners to visually represent text types in your classroom, as well as learning activities including worksheets, activities, games, unit and lessons plans and PowerPoint presentations.
Learn about the planets with differentiated compare and contrast passages, activities, and writing opportunities.
Display these cute sloth-themed story elements anchor charts when learning about narrative texts.
A set of comprehension task cards to help students identify the author's purpose when reading.
Have a Figurative Language bowl review with this self-checking Google interactive activity.
Practice analyzing poetry with this poem and set of comprehension questions.
Demonstrate writing a persuasive letter with an opinion writing anchor chart.
Assess reading comprehension by reviewing 3 short passages and answering questions about the author's purpose.
Practice determining what details are relevant and irrelevant to a topic while providing a purposeful context.
A 2 page worksheet for students to use when learning how to write a limerick.
An article and comprehension task celebrating women and Women's History Month.
A poetry activity using the poem "The Easter Bunny".
Explore the different elements of a narrative story with this student mini workbook.
A comprehension worksheet paired with a poem about a thinker.
Practice identifying and using metaphors with this differentiated metaphors worksheet.
A poster highlighting the three main reasons an author writes a piece of text - to persuade, to inform, to entertain.
A reading passage about cultural diffusion paired with a comprehension worksheet.
Explore the various literary devices used by authors with the set of colorful classroom posters.
Experiment with similes by writing a simile poem about a special person.
Build comprehension skills and learn about human impact on ecosystems with a reading passage and worksheets.
Teach students about similes and metaphors by asking them to describe... themselves!
An assessment rubric designed to help teachers to assess students' narrative writing.
Learn to identify rhyme, rhythm, and repetition with a poetry Slapjack Game!
An editable text structure instructional slide deck to use when teaching text structures to your students.
Use these task cards to practice analyzing characters within any fictional text.
Teach your upper elementary and middle school students to read, analyze, and discuss poetry with a printable and digital poetry workbook.
Teach figurative language using our comprehensive instructional slide deck and accompanying activities.
A template to practice using onomatopeias in a piece of text.
A checklist for students to use when proofreading and editing their narrative writing.
A worksheet to help students understand onomatopoeia in poetry.
Teach your students to identify the author’s purpose in a text with a teaching presentation.
Print a pack of poems with figurative language worksheets to practice poetry analysis.
A worksheet to help students understand imagery in poetry.