Informational Text and Literary Nonfiction and the Common Core
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Student Research Center - powered by EBSCOhost: Common Core and Informational Texts

Student Research Center - powered by EBSCOhost: Common Core and Informational Texts | Informational Text and Literary Nonfiction and the Common Core | Scoop.it
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FROM:  INFOhio EBSCO Professional  Development Collection.  

Learn how the Common Core State Standards emphasize and define informational text in this first article in a two-part series from BookLinks.  Sept. 2012

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Grade 7 Reading Informational Text (Amelia Earhart 2) | PARCC

Grade 7 Reading Informational Text (Amelia Earhart 2) | PARCC | Informational Text and Literary Nonfiction and the Common Core | Scoop.it
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PARCC is development assessment pieces for the common core.  This website shows an example for Grade 7 Reading Informational Text.

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The Times and the Common Core Standards: Reading Strategies for 'Informational Text'

The Times and the Common Core Standards: Reading Strategies for 'Informational Text' | Informational Text and Literary Nonfiction and the Common Core | Scoop.it
Why the Common Core Standards and The New York Times are perfect together, and a list of all our favorite literacy strategies for before, during and after reading a Times article with students. Bookmark this one!
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Includes strategies to help students read news articles and other types of informational text.

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Discusses what is informational text and its connection to nonfiction text.   The six page document is in PDF format.

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Nonfiction as Mentor Text: Style | On Common Core | School Library Journal

Nonfiction as Mentor Text: Style | On Common Core | School Library Journal | Informational Text and Literary Nonfiction and the Common Core | Scoop.it
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A look at the different ways that authors approach a particular subject from School Library Journal

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INFOhio Curriculum Toolbox's curator insight, January 7, 2014 3:42 PM

From School Library Journal.  This article discusses ways that writers model specific styles and techniques that demonstrate a command of the written word, connect with and hook readers, and explain and contextualize important concepts.

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EBSCOhost: COMMON CORE: Fact vs. Fiction

EBSCOhost: COMMON CORE: Fact vs. Fiction | Informational Text and Literary Nonfiction and the Common Core | Scoop.it
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FROM:  INFOhio: EBSCOhost Professional Development Collection.  The article discusses the Common Core State Standards initiative in the U.S., which uses informational text of nonfiction text. It mentions some of the categories under informationaltext including historical, scientific and technical texts, which provide students with factual information about the world, and information contained in charts, graphs and maps. It also mentions that Common Core calls for close readings of high-quality texts and adds that its focus is not on prior knowledge.

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Tips for Adding More Literary Nonfiction to Your Common Core Curriculum > Eye On Education

Tips for Adding More Literary Nonfiction to Your Common Core Curriculum > Eye On Education | Informational Text and Literary Nonfiction and the Common Core | Scoop.it
The following blog post is part of a blog series called "Comments on the Common Core," written by Eye On Education's Senior Editor, Lauren Davi...
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Quick tips on adding literary nonfiction to English classroom

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Fiction or Nonfiction? Considering the Common Core's Emphasis on Informational Text

Fiction or Nonfiction? Considering the Common Core's Emphasis on Informational Text | Informational Text and Literary Nonfiction and the Common Core | Scoop.it
In this lesson, students will reflect on their reading experiences in and out of school and discuss the roles that both nonfiction and fiction have played in their lives.
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In this lesson plan from the New York Times, students use a reading questionnaire on the role that nonfiction and fiction has played in their lives.

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INFOhio Curriculum Toolbox's curator insight, February 24, 2015 10:23 AM

Good beginning lesson to get students to think about the kinds of materials that they read and why.