Nonfiction Strategies That Work: Do This--Not That! (Hardback)Lori G. Wilfong (author)
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Teachers are being bombarded with ideas for teaching nonfiction, but what really works? In this essential book, dynamic author Lori G. Wilfong describes ten best practices for teaching nonfiction and how to implement them in the classroom. She also points out practices that should be avoided, helping you figure out which strategies to ditch and which to embrace.
Topics covered include...
Finding quality, differentiated texts to teach content
Selecting support strategies with purpose
Providing students with a range of scaffolds for effective summary writing
Purposely selecting vocabulary words to support content learning
Working with students to develop strategies to cite textual evidence
Using text structure as both a reading and writing tool for analyzing nonfiction
And much more!
Every chapter begins with an engaging scenario and ends with action steps to help you get started. The book also contains tons of handy templates that you can reproduce and use in your own classroom.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 146
Weight: 454 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 15 mm