In this genre activity, students use the characteristics of genre to identify the genre of short passages. Then they sort vocabulary words and features between different genres.
Finally, they read questions and match them to the genre they are likely asking about. It all involves clicking and dragging!
Hunting for Tracks
Students read the paragraphs and identify the clues that will help them figure out the meaning of the unknown word. Then they choose the best definition and write it in the text box.
This academic vocabulary activity has students match vocabulary words, pictures, and definitions! They build s’mores by stacking graham cracker definitions, marshmallow pictures, and chocolate definitions!
Pitch the Tent
In this activity, students sequence paragraphs to build an informational article. Then they match text features to each section to demonstrate which features best support the information in the section.
Hiking Down the Path
This activity is designed to have students identify synonyms of character traits to play a board game! Designed for two players to play at the same time.
Gone Fishin’ for Text Features
In this two-player game, students play memory to match text feature vocabulary with an example of each!
This activity has students read poetry and fiction texts and identify figurative language. They underline them with their line tool and record examples in the table next to each type.
Students sequence events into a fiction story. Click and drag to build the story!
What’s That Noise?
Students read poems and gather clues to figure out the subject of the poem. Then they make an inference about the who or what the subject is and type it in the text box!
Taking in the Scenery
Students read paragraphs and match the main idea to complete the puzzle!
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