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Reading nonfiction : notice & note stances, signposts, and strategies

Author: G Kylene Beers; Robert E Probst
Publisher: Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, c[2015]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: G Kylene Beers; Robert E Probst
ISBN: 9780325050805 0325050805
OCLC Number: 1183383473
Description: ix, 301 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Contents: Part I: Issues to Consider --
Defining Nonfiction --
Developmental Demands --
Democratic Requirements --
Research Findings --
Invitations and Intrusions --
Rigor and Relevance --
Complexity and Readability --
Classroom Conversations --
Disciplinary Literacy --
Challenge and Change --
Part II: The Importance of Stance --
What Surprised Me? --
What Did the Author Think I Already Knew? --
What Challenged, Changed, or Confirmed What I Already Knew? --
Part III: The Power of Signposts --
Contrasts and Contradictions --
Extreme or Absolute Language --
Numbers and Stats --
Quoted Words --
Word Gaps --
Part IV: The Role of Strategies --
Possible Sentences --
KWL 2.0 --
Somebody Wanted But So --
Syntax Surgery --
Sketch to Stretch --
Genre Reformulation --
Poster --
Conclusion: And Now You Begin --
Appendix A: Surveys --
Appendix B: Teaching Texts --
Appendix C: Teaching Resources and Booklists
Responsibility: Kylene Beers & Robert E. Probst.


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