Presentation on theme: "Home of the Brave Nonfiction Reading Do Now: Clear your desks except for a pencil/pen and a highlighter."— Presentation transcript:
Home of the Brave Nonfiction Reading Do Now: Clear your desks except for a pencil/pen and a highlighter.
Nonfiction Reading Strategies Use the headings to preview what a section will be about. Highlight important information like big ideas, definitions, or statistics. Circle unfamiliar words and look them up or use context clues. When you finish a section, do a quick summary of that part in your head, then jot down a few words summarizing that part on your paper. Check your answers by finding them in the text.
Answer these questions on notebook paper or in a Word document called Nonfiction Questions. Write your answers in complete sentences ! 1. What is the difference between an immigrant and a refugee? 2. How many refugees are there in the world right now? 3. What does the U.S. government do to help refugees? 4. What are two characteristics of the Nuer? 5. Who are the “Lost Boys”? 6. What is something the article taught you about Sudan? 7. What piece of information in this article did you find most striking or interesting? Why? 8. Where do you see overlap between this article and the story? Be specific.