Nonfiction Strategies That Work: Do This--Not That! (Hardback)
  • Nonfiction Strategies That Work: Do This--Not That! (Hardback)

Nonfiction Strategies That Work: Do This--Not That! (Hardback)

Hardback 146 Pages / Published: 19/05/2014
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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
ISBN: 9780415735285
Number of pages: 146
Weight: 454 g
Dimensions: 254 x 178 x 15 mm

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