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Balancing fiction and non-fiction in elementary school classrooms

Balancing fiction and non-fiction in elementary school classrooms | Nonfiction Matters | Scoop.it
And educators have ALWAYS used non-fiction to help build the background knowledge that children need to understand the world and to comprehend and pick apart more complex texts. So, at a time when everyone is talking ...
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Non-Fiction Text Structures!

Non-Fiction Text Structures! | Nonfiction Matters | Scoop.it

Understanding non-fiction text structures is critical for “Reading to Learn” (i.e., reading for information). Students should be familiar with the five most common text structures and should be able to identify each structure using signal words and key features.

 

Understanding which text structure is used helps students monitor their understanding, while learning the specific content that is presented. These text structures need to be explicitly taught in the classroom.


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