Teaching Informational Text in K-3 Classrooms Best Practices to Help Children Read, Write, and Learn from Nonfiction Mariam Jean Dreher and Sharon Benge Kletzien
192 Pages
Size: 7" x 10"
September 19, 2015
ISBN 9781462522262
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September 18, 2015
ISBN 9781462522279
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September 9, 2015
ISBN 9781462522293
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Ideal for Professional Development
Includes Common Core Content

The reproducible materials can be downloaded and printed in PDF format.
Specifically designed for K-3 teachers, this accessible guide describes ways to use informational text creatively and effectively in both reading and writing instruction. The book presents lessons, read-alouds, and activities that motivate students to engage with a wide variety of exemplary texts. Links to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS) are explained throughout. Key topics include how to build academic vocabulary, balance fiction and nonfiction, and address the needs of English language learners. Examples from diverse classrooms and end-of-chapter discussion questions and engagement activities enhance the book's utility as a professional development resource. Reproducible handouts and other tools can be downloaded and printed in a convenient 8½" x 11" size.

This title is part of the Best Practices in Action Series, edited by Linda B. Gambrell and Lesley Mandel Morrow.


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