Nonfiction Reading Power

How can you help students find meaning in informational texts and become independent strategic readers and thinkers? Nonfiction Reading Power gives teachers a wealth of effective strategies for helping students think while they read material in all subject areas. Using the best children's books to motivate students, Adrienne Gear shows teachers how help students zoom-in, question and infer, find the main idea, make connections, and transform what's on the printed page.

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How can you help students find meaning in informational texts and become independent strategic readers and thinkers? Nonfiction Reading Power gives teachers a wealth of effective strategies for helping students think while they read material in all subject areas. Using the best children's books to motivate students, Adrienne Gear shows teachers how help students zoom-in, question and infer, find the main idea, make connections, and transform what's on the printed page. Key introducto...read more

About the Author(s)

Adrienne received her degrees from the University of British Columbia and spent three years teaching English in Japan. She was a classroom teacher for sixteen years and a teacher librarian for three years. She is currently a literacy mentor at Vancouver School Board and a workshop presenter.

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Contents
Foreword
Introduction
Chapter 1: What Is Nonfiction Reading Power?
Chapter 2: The Components of Nonfiction Reading Power
Chapter 3: The Power to Zoom-In
Chapter 4: The Power to Question/Infer
Chapter 5: The Power to Determine Importance
Chapter 6: The Power to Connect
Chapter 7: The Power to Transform
Application and Assessment
Final Thoughts
Resources
Index

Product Details

Grade Range: K-8
Media: 160 pp/paper
Year: 2007
Item No: WEB-8229
ISBN: 978-155138-229-6

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