Time for Nonfiction (Video)

Journey with Tony Stead as he explores many amazing ways to make nonfiction reading and writing come alive in the classroom. This four-part video series takes you inside two classrooms at The Manhattan New School where Tony works with first-grade teacher Lauren Benjamin and third-grade teacher Lisa Elias Moynihan.

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Journey with Tony Stead as he explores many amazing ways to make nonfiction reading and writing come alive in the classroom. This four-part video series takes you inside two classrooms at The Manhattan New School where Tony works with first-grade teacher Lauren Benjamin and third-grade teacher Lisa Elias Moynihan.

Watch how literacy centers come alive in the classroom and see some of the original ways students respond to their nonfiction reading. Learn how to organize a nonfiction clas...read more

About the Author(s)

Tony Stead became a teacher because he wanted to make a difference in children's lives. And he is certainly doing that through his publications, teaching, and work with teachers all over the world.

Table of Contents

Disc 1
Program 1: Setting Up the Classroom (29:36)

  • Part 1: Organizing the Classroom Library 2:00-11:10 (9:10)
  • Part 2: Independent Reading 11:10-17:45 (6:35)
  • Part 3: Nonfiction Literacy Centers 17:45-28:12 (10:27)

Program 2: Helping Readers Select Texts: Mini-Lessons and Conferences (32:57)

  • Part 1: Providing Support in Whole-Class Settings 1:36-13:58 (12:22)
  • Part 2: Providing Support in Individual Conferences 13:58-14:49 (0:51)
  • Conference: Lauren and Alexa 14:49-17:05 (2:16)
  • Conference: Tony and CJ 17:05-25:29 (8:24)
  • Conference: Tony and Simone 25:29-31:33 (6:04)

Disc 2
Program 3: Whole-Class Mini-Lessons (33:01)

  • Part 1: Gathering New Information in Third Grade 0:55-11:50 (10:55)
  • Part 2: Gathering New Information in First Grade 11:50-14:20 (3:30)
  • Small-Group Instruction: Building on Whole-Class Mini-Lessons 14:20-15:28 (1:08)
  • Part 3: Working with Persuasive Texts 15:28-31:35 (16:07)

Program 4: Completing the Jigsaw: Read-Alouds, Visual Literacy, and Responses (32:51)

  • Part 1: The Read-Aloud 1:05-8:10 (7:05)
  • Part 2: Inferring from Visual Sources 8:10-17:40 (9:30)
  • Part 3: Responding to Nonfiction 17:40-21:02 (3:22)
  • First-Grade Responses 21:02-22:22 (1:20)
  • Third-Grade Responses 22:22-23:50 (1:32)
  • First and Third Graders Share Responses 23:50-31:27 (7:37)

Product Details

Grade Range: K-3
Media: 120 minutes, 2 discs + viewing guide
Year: 2003
Item No: 0466
ISBN: 978-157110-466-3

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