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Reading: Nonfiction

Making it Happen: Teaching Children to Read and Comprehend Nonfiction (K-6)

This could also be K-3 or 3-6.


This workshop will explore proven methods to help all children become successful and proficient readers of nonfiction materials so that they are able to access and comprehend factual information from a variety of sources for different purposes.

Participants will learn step by step how teach reading strategies for learners ranging from early emergent to fluent. Instructional strategies in whole class, small group and individual settings will be highlighted.


Presented by: Tony Stead



Additional Nonfiction Topics
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Teaching Reading in Content Area Classrooms
Make it Real: Learning to Love Nonfiction (K-6)
Make it Real for Vets: Expanding the Vision
Making it Happen: Teaching Children to Read and Comprehend Nonfiction (K-6)
Teaching Children to Read and Comprehend Nonfiction (K-6)
Making Reading/Writing Connections in Expository Texts
Exploring Expository Texts: Structures and Features
How Do You Connect Poetry with the Content Areas? (K-8)
Can You Really Integrate Non-Fiction as Easy as ABC, 123? (K-8)
Teaching Kids to Comprehend Informational Text: Strategies for Success
Content Area Literacy for Today's Youth
Bridging the Gap Between Fiction and Non-fiction
Nonfiction Reading Strategies that Boost Comprehension