Free Printable: Fiction or Nonfiction Sort

The difference is more challenging than you think!

I recently worked with a second grade class on their informational text unit. The concept of nonfiction vs. fiction is super easy for adults, but it still took some time for the students to nail down the difference and the components of each type of text. This week’s free printable is the very tip of the iceberg: knowing the difference between fiction and nonfiction (informational text).

Fiction Non-Fiction Sort preview

You can do this same kind of activity on the spot by asking kids to tell you fiction or nonfiction. Just make up the name of a book (that is clearly fiction or could be a nonfiction book) or randomly holding up a book from your classroom library. This could be a good end of the day review…

Download the full size printable: Fiction Non-Fiction Sort [PDF]