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Friday, November 8, 2013

A must read article on teaching non-fiction!!! Courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief

                                                                                                        You want me to read what?! 
The November issue of Educational Leadership tackles the question, how can teachers help their students understand informational text? In his article, professor Timothy Shanahan dives into the many aspects of informational text. Shanahan takes a look at the definition, why informational texts have become a big deal, whether such texts are developmentally appropriate for young students, and what it means for both English teachers and other content-area teachers. Read on.
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