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Elementary Virtual Outreaches: Fiction vs. Nonfiction (K-2)

Lesson plan information for elementary school virtual outreaches

Learning Objective(s)

  • Students will define the terms "fiction" and "nonfiction."
  • Students will differentiate between fiction and non-fiction books.

Standard(s)

READS - Florida’s K-12 Integrated Library Media Reading Guidelines

  • Read 1.3 Use community resources for recreational and informational needs

English Language Arts B.E.S.T. Standards

  • ELA.1.R.2.2 Identify the topic of and relevant details in a text.
  • ELA.1.R.3.3 Compare and contrast two texts on the same topic.
  • ELA.2.R.2.3 Explain an author's purpose in an informational text.
  • ELA.2.R.3.3 Compare and contrast important details presented by two texts on the same topic or theme.

Essential Question(s)

  • What is the difference between fiction and nonfiction?

Key Vocabulary

  • fiction: a story about people and events that are not real
  • nonfiction: a type of writing that deals with real people and true events (such as biographies, science books, histories, and a newspaper article)

Source: World Book Kids

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