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5 Kinds of Nonfiction, Enriching Reading and Writing Instruction with Children's Books

Label
5 Kinds of Nonfiction, Enriching Reading and Writing Instruction with Children's Books
Language
eng
Literary Form
non fiction
Main title
5 Kinds of Nonfiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Oclc number
1260344946
Sub title
Enriching Reading and Writing Instruction with Children's Books
Summary
"This book introduces a new way to sort, study and recognize nonfiction through the authors' categorization system of its five types - active, browsable, traditional, expository literature and narrative. After introducing the concept, the authors discuss ways this system can improve instruction, help students, teachers and librarians understand nonfiction better, and ultimately create stronger readers and writers"--, Provided by publisher
Table Of Contents
Cover -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Acknowledgments -- Notes from the Authors -- CHAPTER 1 Understanding Nonfiction: An Overview -- How Nonfiction Got Its Name -- What Exactly Is Informational Text? -- Two Nonfiction Writing Styles -- CHAPTER 2 Introducing the 5 Kinds of Nonfiction -- A New Nonfiction Classification System -- Traditional Nonfiction -- Browseable Nonfiction -- Narrative Nonfiction -- Expository Literature -- Active Nonfiction -- Looking Ahead -- CHAPTER 3 Why Students Need Access to a Diverse Array of Nonfiction -- What Kinds of Books Do You Prefer? -- What Kinds of Books Do Most Educators Prefer? -- What Kind of Books Do Children Prefer? -- What Kind of Books Do Your Students Prefer? -- Expository Nonfiction in the Classroom -- Rethinking Your Book Collection -- CHAPTER 4 How Understanding the 5 Kinds of Nonfiction Helps Readers and Writers -- Teaching the 5 Kinds of Nonfiction to Students -- Applying the 5 Kinds of Nonfiction -- A Deeper Dive into Nonfiction Craft -- CHAPTER 5 Using the 5 Kinds of Nonfiction to Explore Text Patterns -- Patterns in Fiction and Nonfiction -- The Power of Patterns: Text Features -- The Power of Patterns: Text Format -- The Power of Patterns: Interruption Construction -- The Power of Patterns: Text Scaffolding -- CHAPTER 6 Using the 5 Kinds of Nonfiction to Explore Text Structures -- Text Structures in Reading -- Text Structures in Writing -- CHAPTER 7 Using the 5 Kinds of Nonfiction to Explore Voice, Language, and Point of View -- Commercial Nonfiction vs. Literary Nonfiction -- The Voice Choice -- Language Matters -- What's Your Point of View? -- CHAPTER 8 Sharing the 5 Kinds of Nonfiction with Students -- Introducing Nonfiction Books -- Celebrating Nonfiction Books -- Evaluating Nonfiction Books -- CHAPTER 9 What's the End Game? -- What Is Blended Nonfiction?What Is Gateway Nonfiction? -- The Critical Role of Blended Nonfiction in Literacy Development -- APPENDIX A Obtaining the Children's Books in This Guide -- APPENDIX B Resources for Finding High-Quality Nonfiction -- APPENDIX C Activity Planner -- APPENDIX D Reproducibles for Activities -- APPENDIX E Nonfiction Picture Books That Are Perfect for Reading Aloud -- Bibliography of Children's Books -- Professional References -- Book Cover Permissions -- Index
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5 Kinds of Nonfiction