This nonfiction reading comprehension unit focuses on the nonfiction text features of glossary and bold print words and comes with a small printable nonfiction reader “All About Macaroni Penguins” by Kacie Brown. The printable small reader has non-fiction text features of diagrams, labels, captions, bold words, a glossary, and an index.
Topics covered in the small reader are appearance, food, habitat, life cycle, diagram, predators, interesting facts, as well as special features and adaptations.
Macaroni Penguin reading comprehension unit includes:
- printable non-fiction reader
- a unique craft
- writing prompts
- graphic organizers
- story element posters
- anchor chart headers
- focused worksheets to deepen understanding of the story elements
- book talk questions
- parent connection materials
- lesson plan ideas and more!
This easy-to-implement guided reading set is an engaging penguin-themed unit that will bring waddles of fun to the classroom! Get your students excited about Antarctic Penguins while reviewing important comprehension skills such as topic, main idea, nonfiction text evidence, schema, and more.
Read more about this unit and other penguin units in my blog post about Teaching Text Features Glossary & Bold Print or check out my Polar Animals blog post to take a closer look at my nonfiction units and download FREE nonfiction text features worksheets!
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