4 lessons on teaching nonfiction literacy skills

05/20/2013 | Center for Teaching Quality

Teaching students how to read nonfiction material -- from understanding an expert's bias to learning how to be active readers -- is an important component of Common Core State Standards, educator Bill Ferriter writes in this blog post. Ferriter shares four assignments and includes links to the handouts he uses to teach nonfiction writing skills to his sixth-grade science class.

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