The Nonfiction Now Lesson Bank, Grades 4-8: Strategies and Routines for Higher-Level Comprehension in the Content Areas / Edition 1

The Nonfiction Now Lesson Bank, Grades 4-8: Strategies and Routines for Higher-Level Comprehension in the Content Areas / Edition 1

by Nancy L. Akhavan
ISBN-10:
1452286507
ISBN-13:
9781452286501
Pub. Date:
02/04/2014
Publisher:
SAGE Publications

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The Nonfiction Now Lesson Bank, Grades 4-8: Strategies and Routines for Higher-Level Comprehension in the Content Areas / Edition 1

What exactly makes The Nonfiction NOW Lesson Bank such a stand-out? If you consider the amount of instructional support, that alone is substantial enough to transform your teaching. But Nancy Akhavan happens to be an educator who has performed many roles over her career so she divests in this book just about everything in her professional vault

  • A whole new vision of teaching nonfiction
  • 50 powerhouse lessons
  • A bank of short informational texts
  • Dozens of student practice activities
  • Graphic organizers for taming textbooks

Unlike so many books, this one will live its life in actual use: dog-eared, sticky-noted, and loved.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781452286501
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 02/04/2014
Series: Corwin Literacy Series
Edition description: New Edition
Pages: 320
Sales rank: 211,091
Product dimensions: 9.20(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.80(d)

Table of Contents

Foreword by Jennifer Serravallo
Acknowledgments
Part I. The "Now" Factor of Nonfiction Reading
Chapter 1. Yes, We Are Asking More of Our Nonfiction Readers
Chapter 2. Model It: Four Lessons for Introducing Close Reading
Chapter 3. Taming the Textbook: Strategies for Helping Students Handle These Tomes
Chapter 4. The Key Strategies for Deep Reading Nonfiction
Part II. The Daily Duo
Chapter 5. The Daily Duo: A Sequence That Promotes Student Reading and Writing to Learn
Chapter 6. The Daily Layout of Teaching Nonfiction
Chapter 7. Planning Instruction for Student Success
Part III. The Lessons and Texts
Lessons for Getting Main Idea by Understanding Text Structures
Prereading and Think-Aloud Lessons for Main Idea and Details
Lessons That Support Students While Reading for Main Idea and Details
After-Reading Engagements: Exploring the Main Ideas and Details in Texts
Summarizing to Comprehend
Understanding Key Vocabulary
Writing About Reading
Appendix: The Ready-to-Use Texts
Reproducible Forms
References
Photo Credits
Index

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