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  • Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: Annie Oakley
    Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: Annie Oakley

    Students suffer from a knowledge deficit. Students only exposed to fiction will lack the necessary background and vocabulary to understand history and science texts. But reading nonfiction can be difficult. Nonfiction does not follow the predictable structure of fiction stories and often contains tricky vocabulary and new concepts. Most reading after high school is nonfiction reading. Students will develop skills and strategies for navigating nonfiction and understanding its organization and structure...

  • The Art of Creative Nonfiction: Writing and Selling the Literature of
    The Art of Creative Nonfiction: Writing and Selling the Literature of

    A complete guide to the art and craft of creative nonfiction—from one of its pioneer practitioners The challenge of creative nonfiction is to write the truth in a style that is as accurate and informative as reportage, yet as personal, provocative, and dramatic as fiction. In this one-of-a-kind guide, award-winning author, essayist, teacher, and editor Lee Gutkind gives you concise, pointed advice on every aspect of writing and selling your work, including: Guidelines for choosing provocative...

  • Reading and Analyzing Nonfiction: Slant, Spin, and Bias
    Reading and Analyzing Nonfiction: Slant, Spin, and Bias

    Teach Key Skills for a Critical Reading of Challenging Non-Fiction! What most students dont realize and traditional non-fiction texts dont teach is that non-fiction is never completely objective. Our new non-fiction anthology, Reading and Analyzing Non-Fiction: Slant, Spin, and Bias, begins with teaching students the basics of how to clearly distinguish fact from interpretation and opinion. Direct instruction, models, exercises, and writing assignments will help you teach students how to read...

  • Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: Typhoid Mary
    Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: Typhoid Mary

    Students suffer from a knowledge deficit. Students only exposed to fiction will lack the necessary background and vocabulary to understand history and science texts. But reading nonfiction can be difficult. Nonfiction does not follow the predictable structure of fiction stories and often contains tricky vocabulary and new concepts. Most reading after high school is nonfiction reading. Students will develop skills and strategies for navigating nonfiction and understanding its organization and structure...

  • Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: It's a Buggy World
    Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: It's a Buggy World

    Students suffer from a knowledge deficit. Students only exposed to fiction will lack the necessary background and vocabulary to understand history and science texts. But reading nonfiction can be difficult. Nonfiction does not follow the predictable structure of fiction stories and often contains tricky vocabulary and new concepts. Most reading after high school is nonfiction reading. Students will develop skills and strategies for navigating nonfiction and understanding its organization and structure...

  • Touchstone Anthology of Contemporary Creative Nonfiction
    Touchstone Anthology of Contemporary Creative Nonfiction

    From memoir to journalism, personal essays to cultural criticism, this indispensable anthology brings together works from all genres of creative nonfiction, with pieces by fifty contemporary writers including Cheryl Strayed, David Sedaris, Barbara Kingsolver, and more.Selected by five hundred writers, English professors, and creative writing teachers from across the country, this collection includes only the most highly regarded nonfiction work published since 1970. Contributers include: Jo Ann Beard...

  • Extreme Places, Grades 4 - 8: High-Interest/Low-Readability Nonfiction
    Extreme Places, Grades 4 - 8: High-Interest/Low-Readability Nonfiction

    Hook struggling readers with high-interest, low-readability nonfiction stories using Extreme Places in grades 4 and up. This 64-page book focuses on reading skills, such as determining the author's purpose, defining vocabulary, making predictions, and identifying details, synonyms, antonyms, and figures of speech. It includes multiple-choice, fill-in-the-blank, and true/false questions; short-answer writing practice; and comprehension questions in standardized test format. Students stay interested...

  • Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: World Heritage Sites
    Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: World Heritage Sites

    Students suffer from a knowledge deficit. Students only exposed to fiction will lack the necessary background and vocabulary to understand history and science texts. But reading nonfiction can be difficult. Nonfiction does not follow the predictable structure of fiction stories and often contains tricky vocabulary and new concepts. Most reading after high school is nonfiction reading. Students will develop skills and strategies for navigating nonfiction and understanding its organization and structure...

  • Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: The History of the Frisbee
    Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: The History of the Frisbee

    Students suffer from a knowledge deficit. Students only exposed to fiction will lack the necessary background and vocabulary to understand history and science texts. But reading nonfiction can be difficult. Nonfiction does not follow the predictable structure of fiction stories and often contains tricky vocabulary and new concepts. Most reading after high school is nonfiction reading. Students will develop skills and strategies for navigating nonfiction and understanding its organization and structure...

  • 24 Nonfiction Passages for Test Practice (2-3)
    24 Nonfiction Passages for Test Practice (2-3)

    Boost students’ reading comprehension and critical thinking skills!

  • 25 Nonfiction Passages With Vocabulary-Building Crosswords
    25 Nonfiction Passages With Vocabulary-Building Crosswords

    Nonfiction passages introduce 300 vocabulary words in context.

  • Eating Europe: A Meta-Nonfiction Love Story
    Eating Europe: A Meta-Nonfiction Love Story

    EATING EUROPE: A META-NONFICTION LOVE STORY is travel writing in its most hilarious, poignant, and consequential form. It is the year 2000, and Jon has a grant to write about "the Euro-transitional era." From Amsterdam to Alsace, the tourist life is good. He and Janet eat and drink and spar with breezy affection while Jon pays scant attention to his project. As they drive on toward southern France, it becomes clear that something has gone very wrong-both in the journey itself, and in the telling...

  • Exploring Nonfiction with Young Learners
    Exploring Nonfiction with Young Learners

    Exploring Nonfiction with Young Learners explores the four basic nonfiction structures that the youngest learners are most likely to encounter: descriptive, recount/collection, procedural, and explanatory texts. This book also includes information to help teach four, more complex structures that younger readers sometimes encounter during read-alouds: comparison, response, causation/cause and effect, and persuasive genres. This book is organized to help plan lessons using each type of nonfiction structure...

  • Fascinating Machines, Grades 4 - 8: High-Interest/Low-Readability Nonfiction
    Fascinating Machines, Grades 4 - 8: High-Interest/Low-Readability Nonfiction

    Fascinating Machines, Grades 4 - 8: High-Interest/Low-Readability Nonfiction

  • Food Lit: A Reader's Guide to Epicurean Nonfiction
    Food Lit: A Reader's Guide to Epicurean Nonfiction

    Food Lit: A Reader's Guide to Epicurean Nonfiction provides a much-needed resource for librarians assisting adult readers interested in the topic of food—a group that is continuing to grow rapidly. Containing annotations of hundreds of nonfiction titles

  • London Peculiar and Other Nonfiction
    London Peculiar and Other Nonfiction

    Voted by the London Times as one of the best writers since 1945, Michael Moorcock has long been considered one of the top names in science fiction and fantasy. Here, Moorcock has personally selected his best published and unpublished essays, articles, reviews, and opinions-all uncensored. Covering a wide range of topics including books, films, politics, reminiscences of old friends, and attacks on new foes, this collection is the definitive compilation for any serious fan of Moorcock, or science...

  • Nonfiction Strategies That Work
    Nonfiction Strategies That Work

    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...

  • Now Write! Nonfiction
    Now Write! Nonfiction

    An essential handbook for nonfiction writers, featuring the trusted personal writing exercises of today's masters of creative non-fiction, including Gay Talese, Reza Aslan, John Matteson, Tilar Mazzeo, and many more! Beginners and seasoned writers alike will relish the opportunity to use the top-notch writing exercises collected in Now Write! Nonfiction culled from the personal stashes of bestselling and critically-acclaimed nonfiction authors like legendary essayist Gay Talese (Thy Neighbor's Wife...

  • Post-Revolution Nonfiction Film
    Post-Revolution Nonfiction Film

    In the charged atmosphere of post-revolution, artistic and political forces often join in the effort to reimagine a new national space for a liberated people. Joshua Malitsky examines nonfiction film and nation building to better understand documentary film as a tool used by the state to create powerful historical and political narratives. Drawing on newsreels and documentaries produced in the aftermath of the Russian revolution of 1917 and the Cuban revolution of 1959, Malitsky demonstrates the...

  • Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: A Great Man's Dream
    Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: A Great Man's Dream

    Students suffer from a knowledge deficit. Students only exposed to fiction will lack the necessary background and vocabulary to understand history and science texts. But reading nonfiction can be difficult. Nonfiction does not follow the predictable structure of fiction stories and often contains tricky vocabulary and new concepts. Most reading after high school is nonfiction reading. Students will develop skills and strategies for navigating nonfiction and understanding its organization and structure...

  • Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: A Memorable Moment at the Plate
    Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: A Memorable Moment at the Plate

    Students suffer from a knowledge deficit. Students only exposed to fiction will lack the necessary background and vocabulary to understand history and science texts. But reading nonfiction can be difficult. Nonfiction does not follow the predictable structure of fiction stories and often contains tricky vocabulary and new concepts. Most reading after high school is nonfiction reading. Students will develop skills and strategies for navigating nonfiction and understanding its organization and structure...

  • Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: A President's First Speech
    Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: A President's First Speech

    Students suffer from a knowledge deficit. Students only exposed to fiction will lack the necessary background and vocabulary to understand history and science texts. But reading nonfiction can be difficult. Nonfiction does not follow the predictable structure of fiction stories and often contains tricky vocabulary and new concepts. Most reading after high school is nonfiction reading. Students will develop skills and strategies for navigating nonfiction and understanding its organization and structure...

  • Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: Ancient Inventions
    Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: Ancient Inventions

    Students suffer from a knowledge deficit. Students only exposed to fiction will lack the necessary background and vocabulary to understand history and science texts. But reading nonfiction can be difficult. Nonfiction does not follow the predictable structure of fiction stories and often contains tricky vocabulary and new concepts. Most reading after high school is nonfiction reading. Students will develop skills and strategies for navigating nonfiction and understanding its organization and structure...

  • Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: Bats: Echoes in the Night
    Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: Bats: Echoes in the Night

    Students suffer from a knowledge deficit. Students only exposed to fiction will lack the necessary background and vocabulary to understand history and science texts. But reading nonfiction can be difficult. Nonfiction does not follow the predictable structure of fiction stories and often contains tricky vocabulary and new concepts. Most reading after high school is nonfiction reading. Students will develop skills and strategies for navigating nonfiction and understanding its organization and structure...

  • Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: Breaking Barriers
    Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: Breaking Barriers

    Students suffer from a knowledge deficit. Students only exposed to fiction will lack the necessary background and vocabulary to understand history and science texts. But reading nonfiction can be difficult. Nonfiction does not follow the predictable structure of fiction stories and often contains tricky vocabulary and new concepts. Most reading after high school is nonfiction reading. Students will develop skills and strategies for navigating nonfiction and understanding its organization and structure...

  • Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: Code Talkers
    Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: Code Talkers

    Students suffer from a knowledge deficit. Students only exposed to fiction will lack the necessary background and vocabulary to understand history and science texts. But reading nonfiction can be difficult. Nonfiction does not follow the predictable structure of fiction stories and often contains tricky vocabulary and new concepts. Most reading after high school is nonfiction reading. Students will develop skills and strategies for navigating nonfiction and understanding its organization and structure...

  • Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: Comparing Prehistoric Animals
    Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: Comparing Prehistoric Animals

    Students suffer from a knowledge deficit. Students only exposed to fiction will lack the necessary background and vocabulary to understand history and science texts. But reading nonfiction can be difficult. Nonfiction does not follow the predictable structure of fiction stories and often contains tricky vocabulary and new concepts. Most reading after high school is nonfiction reading. Students will develop skills and strategies for navigating nonfiction and understanding its organization and structure...

  • Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: Congratulations, Captain Clark!
    Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: Congratulations, Captain Clark!

    Students suffer from a knowledge deficit. Students only exposed to fiction will lack the necessary background and vocabulary to understand history and science texts. But reading nonfiction can be difficult. Nonfiction does not follow the predictable structure of fiction stories and often contains tricky vocabulary and new concepts. Most reading after high school is nonfiction reading. Students will develop skills and strategies for navigating nonfiction and understanding its organization and structure...

  • Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: Devoted Daddies
    Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: Devoted Daddies

    Students suffer from a knowledge deficit. Students only exposed to fiction will lack the necessary background and vocabulary to understand history and science texts. But reading nonfiction can be difficult. Nonfiction does not follow the predictable structure of fiction stories and often contains tricky vocabulary and new concepts. Most reading after high school is nonfiction reading. Students will develop skills and strategies for navigating nonfiction and understanding its organization and structure...

  • Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: Drummer Boys
    Reading Comprehension Nonfiction: Drummer Boys

    Students suffer from a knowledge deficit. Students only exposed to fiction will lack the necessary background and vocabulary to understand history and science texts. But reading nonfiction can be difficult. Nonfiction does not follow the predictable structure of fiction stories and often contains tricky vocabulary and new concepts. Most reading after high school is nonfiction reading. Students will develop skills and strategies for navigating nonfiction and understanding its organization and structure...