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Investigating Nonfiction Part 2: Digging Deeper With Close Reading

FREE Resources for Teaching Close Reading~ Helping students connect in meaningful ways with nonfiction has always been a challenge. This article defines close reading, offers teaching tips, and provides downloads to help teachers make the transition to this key CCSS style of instruction!

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Book Report Nonfiction

This is a great book report template for elementary school students. It is designed to help young readers identify and illustrate facts about the book they read. Students will identify the title, author, write and illustrate three facts they learned, a vocabulary word that they define/ use in a sentence, and evaluate the book by giving the books stars.

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Nonfiction Text Features  Comparing Multiple Accounts  Spice up your lessons with this Titanic Pack! Just like all of my other activity packs, these lessons are FUN, extremely high-interest, organized, RIGOROUS, and ready to teach today! Your students will: Construct an 11 page "book" in their interactive notebooks (or, there's a standalone version if you don't do notebooks) and then annotate/define all of the nonfiction text features. Click description for more info!
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Titanic! NO PREP Nonfiction Text Features & Comparing Multiple Accounts 4-8

Nonfiction Text Features Comparing Multiple Accounts Spice up your lessons with this Titanic Pack! Just like all of my other activity packs, these lessons are FUN, extremely high-interest, organized, RIGOROUS, and ready to teach today! Your students will: Construct an 11 page "book" in their interactive notebooks (or, there's a standalone version if you don't do notebooks) and then annotate/define all of the nonfiction text features. Click description for more info!

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10 Nonfiction Books That Will Define the Conversation in 2015

Pre-WWI. the Lusitania, a luxury ship crosses 'waters' the Germans have claimed as theirs torpedoes the ship. < 800 of 3k on board survive.

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from BREVITY's Nonfiction Blog

Bellingham Nonfiction Deadline Extended

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10 Nonfiction Books That Will Define the Conversation in 2015

The Brothers: The Road to an American Tragedy [Masha Gessen] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. An important story for our era: How the American Dream went wrong for two immigrants, and the nightmare that resulted. On April 15

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{FREE} Non-Fiction Text Structure Reference!

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#LocalGov Confidential asks, "what's on your summer reading list?" http://elgl.org/2015/07/01/the-july-confidential-how-to-operate-a-fax-machine/ …

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