Review the differences between fiction and nonfiction texts with this fun, interactive and paperless activity. Students will work directly in Google Slides or Microsoft OneDrive to complete the activities. This is a fun, interactive way for students to practice different library skills.
What is included
⇒ Teacher directions – includes the access links and instructions on how to use this in your library or classroom
⇒ Instructions for using this resource with Microsoft OneDrive
⇒ 2 Google Slide files
• Fiction vs Nonfiction file
• Answer key
There are 13 slides (5 slides are interactive in some way). 4 slides are duplicates of each other. One slide has the terms fiction and nonfiction and the other slide has literature and informational. Read below for the details of each slide.
• 2 slides to introduce the terms fiction and nonfiction. These are not interactive and are more of an anchor chart.
• 1 slide titled “fiction is also called literature” and gives the elements of a fictional text
• 1 slide titled “nonfiction is also called informational” and gives the elements of an informational text
• 1 slide where students need to read a short sentence and decide if it is fiction or nonfiction. They will move an “F” or an “N” into a box.
• 1 slide where students will sort 8 book covers into the correct column
• a duplicate slide that has the terms literature or informational
• 1 slide where students will sort the elements of fiction and nonfiction
• a duplicate slide that has the terms informational and literature
• 1 slide where students type in the elements of fiction and nonfiction
• a duplicate where students will type in the elements of literature and informational
• 1 slide where students type in the name of a text, check if it is fiction or nonfiction and then type how they know.
• 1 slide where students type in the name of a text, check if it is literature or informational and then type how they know.
Important Note: This is not an editable resource. The background of each slide cannot be changed. However, you can delete any of the movable images/words if you would like and use your own. On slides where students need to type I did insert text boxes.
Advantages of using digital resources
⇒Paperless. No need to print and laminate the task cards
⇒Helps build 21st-century learners
⇒Can use with Chromebooks, laptops, computers, tablets, iPads or other mobile devices