Nonfiction Reading Power
Teaching Students How to Think While They Read All Kinds of InformationBook - 2008
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 introductory concept lessons for each of the five reading powers provide valuable insight into the purpose of each strategy. The book also explores the particular features of nonfiction and offers lists of key books organized around strategies and subject areas.
Publisher: Markham, Ontario : Pembroke Publishers ; ©2008.
Characteristics: 160 pages :,illustrations, charts ;,28 cm.