Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Text Features - Expository Text

In history we are constantly talking about text features and while that's a typical area discussed in Language Arts, there is a clear connection to social science. We have been using this anchor chart for a few weeks now and there have been so many times that we've referenced it in class. I've often asked students, "How do you know that?" and they are noticing that information to answer the question is found in captions, sometimes the map is our tool, and even the different types of font or boldface type can clue us into information that we need. 

 I found this on Pinterest at one point, but there have been many reproductions since. It's a gem!

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