Classroom Freebies

Sea of Knowledge's Free Fiction and Nonfiction Text Comparison Mat!

Make fiction and nonfiction reading fun by using a dry erase mat to get students working in groups with two texts they already know or have read. In this example I used a nonfiction title about wild animals and a fictional text about hiccups.


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The mat below is used with students in groups to identify specific elements in the texts.

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Head over to the blog post HERE and scroll to the bottom of the first point to download this free mat and read about 4 other awesome ideas for teaching fiction and nonfiction texts!