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 8 1/2q x 11q size.Best Practices to Help Children Read, Write, and Learn from Nonfiction Mariam Jean Dreher, Sharon Benge Kletzien ... (NAEP) has used informational text for 50 % of the passages on its fourth-grade reading assessment (American Institutes for Research, 2005). ... make clear that students will not only need to read and comprehend informational text but will also need to engage in performance tasks inanbsp;...
|Title||:||Teaching Informational Text in K-3 Classrooms|
|Author||:||Mariam Jean Dreher, Sharon Benge Kletzien|
|Publisher||:||Guilford Publications - 2015-09-10|