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Saturday, December 7, 2013

Following are some great resources for nonfiction materials and their use in the classroom. Courtesy of Choice Literacy

 

Here are two features from the Choice Literacy archives to help you look at the ways you organize nonfiction in your classroom library, as well as the depth and breadth of books available:
 
 
Andrea Smith finds value in organizing a classroom nonfiction library with students when she moves to a new room:
 
 
Tony Keefer highlights some of his favorite nonfiction books for boys:
 
 
If you're looking for short texts to add to your nonfiction collection, the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project has compiled many free digital nonfiction text sets to download and use:
 
 
 
You'll find great suggestions for Nonfiction Wonder Inducing Read Alouds at the There Is a Book for That blog:
 
 

We've started posting our 2014 online courses and live workshops for those of you making plans for professional development in the new year:
 
 
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