In the spirit of collaboration, the authors of this article have put together a list of how to select best non-fiction texts and where they can be found. One of the best places for collaboration to begin is around the topic of quality nonfiction. Common Core's expectation is that 50 percent of elementary grade reading is in informational texts; at the high school level, the percentage increases to 70 percent. That’s a challenge, but it also offers educators an opportunity to launch a conversation in their school communities. Begin with these two essential questions: What is quality nonfiction? Where can I find it?
Via Deb Gardner