Distance Learning Reading Resources
Online Library Catalog
OUHSD Subscription Databases
State Provided Databases
Digital Note Tools
Format and Style Guides
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:
- Reference material
- Primary source documents
- 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.