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Reading Nonfiction: How Teaching Nonfiction Differs From Teaching Literature

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In Kylene Beers and Bob Probst's nonfiction follow-up to Notice & NoteReading Nonfiction: Notice & Note Stances, Signposts, and Strategies, Kylene and Bob explains how they define nonfiction over grade levels. The video is below.

Over time, teachers define "nonfiction" to students in many different ways. In preschool, a teacher might define nonfiction as "not fake" but as a student progresses, learning the nuances of information and storytelling, the definition of nonfiction can change to suit contexts. Watch Bob and Kylene below.

 
 
 
 
 
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Kylene Beers and Bob Probst have helped thousands of teachers with strategies for the close reading of fiction in Notice and Note: Strategies for Close Reading. And now, coming this autumn, the authors return with Reading Nonfiction: Notice and Note Signposts and Questions.

Visit the Reading Nonfiction page.

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