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Inside Information : Developing Powerful Readers and Writers of Informational Text Through Project-Based

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Most teachers understand the importance of teaching children to read and write informational text. But how do they do it effectively? And in a way that is truly engaging? Nell K. Duke has the answer. With this book, she shows teachers how to build skills in reading and writing major informational text typesinformative/explanatory, procedural/how-to, persuasive, nonfiction narrative, and biographicalthrough project-based instruction. Children read and write for real purposes and real audiences on topics that matter to them. In the process, they make a difference in the world. Drawing from the latest research, Duke explains how to design and carry out instruction, providing a blueprint for developing project-based units from start to finishunits that move children through a logical progression of phases: Project Launch, Reading and Research, Writing and Research, Revision and Editing, and Presentation and Celebration. Packed with clear, precise connections to Common Core State Standards, classroom-tested teaching ideas, and the work of practicing teachers and their students, this book will become an essential resource for years to come. For use with Grades K-5.
Most teachers understand the importance of teaching children to read and write informational text. But how do they do it effectively? And in a way that is truly engaging? Nell K. Duke has the answer. With this book, she shows teachers how to build skills in reading and writing major informational text types?informative/explanatory, procedural/how-to, persuasive, nonfiction narrative, and biographical?through project-based instruction. Children read and write for real purposes and real audiences on topics that matter to them. In the process, they make a difference in the world. Drawing from the latest research, Duke explains how to design and carry out instruction, providing a blueprint for developing project-based units from start to finish?units that move children through a logical progression of phases: Project Launch, Reading and Research, Writing and Research, Revision and Editing, and Presentation and Celebration. Packed with clear, precise connections to Common Core State Standards, classroom-tested teaching ideas, and the work of practicing teachers and their students, this book will become an essential resource for years to come. For use with Grades K-5.
Number of Pages: 208
Genre: Education
Sub-Genre: General, Teaching Methods + Materials / Reading, Study + Teaching, Elementary, Teaching Methods + Materials / General
Format: Paperback
Publisher: Scholastic Teaching Resources
Author: Nell K. Duke
Language: English
Street Date: August 1, 2014
TCIN: 16557961
UPC: 9780545667685
Item Number (DPCI): 247-36-5578
$30.59
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