Nonfiction Reading Power Teaching Students How to Think While They Read All Kinds of Information

ISBN-10: 1551382296

ISBN-13: 9781551382296

Edition: 2008

Authors: Adrienne Gear

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"How can you help students find meaning in informational texts and become independent strategic readers and thinkers? This remarkable book gives teachers a wealth of effective strategies for inspiring students to think while they read all kinds of nonfiction." "Based on using the best children's books to motivate students, Nonfiction Reading Power shows teachers how to encourage students to recognize that reading is about using their brains. The well-designed lessons are easy to follow and include tips for effectively introducing and ending each lesson." "Key introductory concept lessons for each strategy offer valuable insight into the purpose of each strategy. Student samples and reproducible pages support the five thinking strategies." "This valuable resource explores the particular features of nonfiction and offers lists of key books organized around strategies and subject areas. It advocates a sequence for teaching strategies that is particularly relevant for informational books, and promotes incorporating more nonfiction into the classroom through read-alouds, author study, and tips for teaching nonfiction forms and text structures." "Ideal for new and experienced teachers, Nonfiction Reading Power probes the essential skills students need to process all kinds of information in school and throughout their adult lives."--BOOK JACKET.
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Book details

List price: $28.00
Copyright year: 2008
Publisher: Pembroke Publishers, Limited
Publication date: 10/30/2008
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 160
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 1.034
Language: English

Foreword
Introduction
What Is Nonfiction Reading Power?
The Components of Nonfiction Reading Power
The Power to Zoom-In
The Power to Question/Infer
The Power to Determine Importance
The Power to Connect
The Power to Transform
Application and Assessment
Final Thoughts
Resources
Index
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