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Standard RI.LCS.8

RI.LCS.8 Interpret and analyze the author’s use of words, phrases, text features, conventions, and structures, and how their relationships shape meaning and tone in print and multimedia texts.

Grade(s): 5

Subject(s): English Language Arts

Year: 2015

Non-Fiction Text Features
Non-Fiction Text Features


Students will use non-fiction books to identify and explain how text features help them as individual readers.

Gordon's Discovery | Auntie Karen's Place
Gordon's Discovery | Auntie Karen's Place


Gordon is one of Auntie Karen's Jamaican Yams Character. When Gordon, a purple overweight Jamaican Yam discovers he is pre-diabetic, he gets some comforting advice from his friend Shelby. The purpose...