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Exploring Nonfiction With Young Learners

Author : Darla Miner
ISBN : 9781610484954
Genre : Education
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Exploring Nonfiction with Young Learners explores the four basic nonfiction structures that the youngest learners are most likely to encounter: descriptive, recount/collection, procedural, and explanatory texts. This book also includes information to help teach four, more complex structures that younger readers sometimes encounter during read-alouds: comparison, response, causation/cause and effect, and persuasive genres. This book is organized to help plan lessons using each type of nonfiction structure. Strategies and suggestions for activities to use before, during and after reading are included. Templates and graphic organizers are also provided in order to facilitate planning, and offer additional resources. Detailed information about each text structure as well as mentor texts to illustrate each type is included. Text structures, as well as text access features, are defined and located in easy reference charts. Whole class and small group planning ideas are included throughout the book in order to allow for differentiation. Additionally, assessment ideas, sample think-alouds, lesson planning templates, and sample lessons with completed graphic organizers are included for each text structure.

Nonfiction Matters

Author : Stephanie Harvey
ISBN : 9781571100726
Genre : Education
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A guide to bringing nonfiction into the curriculum in third through eighth-grade classrooms, with strategies and ideas for reading nonfiction, conducting research, and writing reports.

Exploring Space

Author : Charlotte Guillain
ISBN : 1432927663
Genre : Juvenile Nonfiction
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Introduces the planets of the solar system, discusses space travel, and offers tips on remembering the names of the planets.

Introduction To Nonfiction Write On Wipe Off Flip Chart Grades K 2

Author : Liza Charlesworth
ISBN : 0545156602
Genre : Education
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Navigating nonfiction is easy with this BIG flip chart that teaches 20 must-know text features including contents page, caption, sidebar, table, Venn, map, bar graph, flow chart, glossary, and more! The write-on/wipe-off surface enables your and your students to interact with the text for VERY engaging lessons. The most important teaching tool you will buy this year!

Children S Literature And Learner Empowerment

Author : Janice Bland
ISBN : 9781441165992
Genre : Education
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Children's literature can be a powerful way to encourage and empower EFL students but is less commonly used in the classroom than adult literature. This text provides a comprehensive introduction to children's and young adult literature in EFL teaching. It demonstrates the complexity of children's literature and how it can encourage an active community of second language readers: with multilayered picturebooks, fairy tales, graphic novels and radical young adult fiction. It examines the opportunities of children's literature in EFL teacher education, including: the intertexuality of children's literature as a gate-opener for canonised adult literature; the rich patterning of children's literature supporting Creative Writing; the potential of interactive drama projects. Close readings of texts at the centre of contemporary literary scholarship, yet largely unknown in the EFL world, provide an invaluable guide for teacher educators and student teachers, including works by David Almond, Anthony Browne, Philip Pullman and J.K.Rowling. Introducing a range of genres and their significance for EFL teaching, this study makes an important new approach accessible for EFL teachers, student teachers and teacher educators.

Growing Readers

Author : Kathy Collins
ISBN : 9781571103734
Genre : Education
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Primary-grade teachers face an important challenge: teaching children how to read while enabling them to build good habits so they fall in love with reading. Many teachers find the independent reading workshop to be the component of reading instruction that meets this challenge because it makes it possible to teach the reading skills and strategies children need and guides them toward independence, intention, and joy as readers. In Growing Readers, Kathy Collins helps teachers plan for independent reading workshops in their own classrooms. She describes the structure of the independent reading workshop and other components of a balanced literacy program that work together to ensure young students grow into strong, well-rounded readers. Kathy outlines a sequence of possible units of study for a yearlong curriculum. Chapters are devoted to the individual units of study and include a sample curriculum as well as examples of mini-lessons and reading conferences. There are also four “Getting Ready” sections that suggest some behind-the-scenes work teachers can do to prepare for the units. Topics explored in these units include: print and comprehension strategies; reading in genres such as poetry and nonfiction; connecting in-school reading and out-of-school reading; developing the strategies and habits of lifelong readers. A series of planning sheets and management tips are presented throughout to help ensure smooth implementation. We want our students to learn to read, and we want them to love to read. To do this we need to lay a foundation on which children build rich and purposeful reading lives that extend beyond the school day. The ideas found in Growing Readers create the kind of primary classrooms where that happens.

Nonfiction Craft Lessons

Author : JoAnn Portalupi
ISBN : 9781571103291
Genre : Education
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Contains eighty lessons for teaching students the craft of nonfiction writing, each with a discussion of the lesson, directions on how to teach it, and resource material; grouped by grade level, including kindergarten through second, third and fourth, and fifth through eighth.

A Place For Wonder

Author : Georgia Heard
ISBN : 9781571104328
Genre : Education
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In A Place for Wonder, Georgia Heard and Jennifer McDonough discuss how to create "a landscape of wonder," a primary classroom where curiosity, creativity, and exploration are encouraged. For it is these characteristics, the authors write, that develop intelligent, inquiring, life-long learners. A Place for Wonder will help teachers reclaim their classrooms as a place where true learning is the norm.

The Orbis Pictus Of John Amos Comenius

Author : Johann Amos Comenius
ISBN : UCAL:$B92656
Genre : Children's literature
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Do Plants Eat Sunlight Biology Textbook For Young Learners Children S Biology Books

Author : Baby Professor
ISBN : 9781541909304
Genre : Young Adult Nonfiction
File Size : 69. 81 MB
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This book answers perhaps the most basic question in biology. What do plants eat? What makes them grow from a seed to a tree? Do they eat sunlight or food like we do? Let’s explore the answers to these questions and more. Open this book and begin finding answers today!

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