Friday, May 24, 2013

Teaching Non-fiction literacy skills is a challenge for many teachers. Here is a blog post for middle school students including great resources for teachers. Please note thisi s written by a science teacher. This is the type of teaching the Common Core invisons. Enjoy - courtesy of ASCD SmartBrief. s

4 lessons on teaching nonfiction literacy skills
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. Center for Teaching Quality/Tempered Radical blog (5/20)

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