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yOUr Library! Program strives to prepare ALL Oxnard Union students to be:

  • knowledgeable, collaborative, ‚Äčlife-long learners
     
  • recreational readers
     
  • effective, ethical and discriminating seekers and users of information

Reading resources

Online Library Catalog


OUHSD Subscription Databases


State Provided Databases


Research Resources


Digital Note Tools


Format And Style Guides


Project Creation


Study Guides


Other Resources


Finding Informational Texts

What Is An Informational Text?

An informational text is a type of nonfiction. Its purpose is to convey information and may be in many different formats, including:

  • Encyclopedias 
  • Reference material
  • Periodicals
  • Websites
  • Newspapers
  • Primary source documents
  • Textbooks
  • Graphs or maps

For assistance with lessons, see Odell Education for unit outlines.


Free Online Resources For Informational Texts

The resources provided below offer teachers access to informational texts as well as lessons. Some sites are informational text specific, are lesson specific, and some are a blend. Be sure to explore lesson options in the sites that provide them.

The resources provided below offer teachers access to informational texts as well as lessons. Some sites are informational text specific, are lesson specific, and some are a blend. Be sure to explore lesson options in the sites that provide them.


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