Reading Nonfiction: Notice & Note Stances, Signposts, and Strategies

Reading Nonfiction: Notice & Note Stances, Signposts, and Strategies Author Kylene Beers
ISBN-10 0325050805
ISBN-13 9780325050805
Year 2015-10-20
Pages 312
Language English
Publisher Heinemann
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Visit www heinemann com ReadingNonfiction for special previews videos and more Also available Reading Nonfiction Student Bookmarks and Notice Note Reading Nonfiction Signpost Student Bookmarks When students recognize that nonfiction ought to challenge us ought to slow us down and make us think then they re more likely to become close readers That means we need to help them question texts authors and ultimately their own thinking No matter the content area with Reading Nonfiction s classroom tested suggestions you ll lead kids toward skillful and responsible disciplinary literacy Picking up where their smash hit Notice Note left off Kylene Beers and Bob Probst write Fiction invites us into the writer s imagined world nonfiction intrudes into ours and purports to tell us something about it This crucial difference increases the responsibility of the nonfiction reader so Kylene and Bob have developed interlocking scaffolds that every student can use to go beyond a superficial reading 3 essential questions that set students up for closer more attentive readings of nonfiction texts 5 Notice Note nonfiction signposts that cue kids to apply the skills and processes that sophisticated readers use instinctively 7 proven strategies readers can use to clear up confusions when the text gets tough We all know the value of helping students define nonfiction and understand its text structures Reading Nonfiction goes the next crucial step helping kids challenge the claims of nonfiction authors be challenged by them and skillfully and rigorously make up their mind about purported truths

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