Making Nonfiction and Other Informational Texts Come Alive A Practical Approach to Reading, Writing, and Using Non-Fiction and Other Informational Texts Across the Curriculum

ISBN-10: 0205366090

ISBN-13: 9780205366095

Edition: 2004

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Book details

List price: $51.40
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Allyn & Bacon, Incorporated
Publication date: 8/14/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 224
Size: 8.50" wide x 10.75" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.320
Language: English

Each chapter concludes with "Book Talks," "Book Talks and Beyond" and "Instructional Activities for the Classroom."
A Journey into the World of Nonfiction and Other Informational Texts
Nonfiction Book Extension (Imagine
Nonfiction and Other Informational Texts
Role of Nonfiction
Using Nonfiction in the Classroom
Class Environment
Whole Class Reading Instruction
Models for Expository Writing
Across the Curriculum
Thematic Study
Independent Reading
Nonfiction: The Challenges
The Textbook and Beyond: Nonfiction Materials
Nonfiction Book Extension (And in That Universe
Types of Non-Fiction Materials
Trade books
Primary Source Documents
Newspapers and News Magazines
Evaluating Nonfiction Materials
Text Structure of Nonfiction Writing
Reading Non-Fiction
Nonfiction Book Extension
Reading Nonfiction Aloud
Suggestions for Effective Nonfiction Read-Alouds
Guiding Readers through Nonfiction Text: Previewing and Overviewing
Literature Circles/Book Clubs and Nonfiction Text
Key Features for Effective Literature Circles and Book Clubs
Quality Literature/Reading Materials
Explicit Instruction
Establishing Literature Circles
Introducing Literature Circles
Written Responses to Text
Literature Discussions
Extension to Literature Circles
Assessment of Literature Circles
Strategy at a Glance
Strategies for Success
Nonfiction Book Extension (Life's Little Instruction Book
Strategies for Success: An Overview
A Model for Strategic Instruction
Strategies for Success
Vocabulary Development
Writing Nonfiction
The Craft of Writing Nonfiction
A Framework for Teaching Nonfiction Writing—Persuasion
Patterned Writing
Writing to Learn
Quick Writes
Possible Sentences
Two-Columned Notes
Inquiry Charts or I-Charts
Technology in a Writing Classroom
The A-B-C's of Effective Nonfiction Writing
Graphic Organizers: Tools for Reading and Writing Nonfiction
Description of Graphic Organizers
Rationale for Using Graphic Organizers
Uses of Graphic Organizers with Nonfiction
Types of Graphic Organizers
A Final Word…Effective Use of Graphic Organizers
Showcasing Student Learning of Nonfiction Using Creative Projects and Bookmaking
Nonfiction Book Extension (The Story of the Star- Spangled Banner
Literature Response Activities
Sharing Literature Through Writing
Sharing Nonfiction Through Art
Sharing Nonfiction Through Drama
Sharing Nonfiction Through Bookmaking
Assessment of Bookmaking and Other Creative Projects
Putting It Together: Integrating the Curriculum
Nonfiction Book Extension (The Night Has Ears: African Proverbs Ashley Bryan and A Word to the Wise and Other Proverbs Johanna Hurwitz)
Integrating the Curriculum/Thematic Units
Rationale for Integrating the Curriculum
Developing Thematic Units and Curricular Integration
Planning the Theme
Implementing the Unit
Culminating the Unit and Assessing Student Learning
Children Around the World: A Multi-Cultural Study
Assessment of Nonfiction
Nonfiction Book Extension (When I Was Little Jamie Lee Curtis)
Purposes for Assessment
Measures of Assessment
A Final Not
Professional Bibliography
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