Presentation on theme: "Children’s and Adolescent Literature Class #11 November 15, 2007 Book-talks completed… De-brief from E-class for November 8 Nonfiction Questions on projects."— Presentation transcript:
Children’s and Adolescent Literature Class #11 November 15, 2007 Book-talks completed… De-brief from E-class for November 8 Nonfiction Questions on projects E-Class Assignment for Thanksgiving (make-up class)
Nonfiction Defining the genre Relationship to fiction Criteria for evaluating: examining accuracy, organization, design, & style Nonfiction across the curriculum Favorite works of nonfiction
Awards and Sources of Excellence in Nonfiction Orbis Pictus Award for Outstanding Nonfiction for Children www.ncte.org/elem/awards/orbispictus IRA Awards for Children’s & Young Adults’ Books www.reading.org/association/awards/childrens_ira.html Cooperative Children’s Book Center www.education.wisc.edu/ccbc/links/links.asp?idLinksCategory=2 Notable Trade Books in Social Studies www.cbcbooks.org/readinglists/notable.html Outstanding Science Trade Books for Students K-12 www.cbcbooks.org/readinglists/outstanding.html
Application to the Role of the Reading Specialist Shared reading of nonfiction can be an effective means of modeling the use of appropriate comprehension strategies.
Application Activity - Nonfiction With a partner, plan a shared reading of a nonfiction selection to model the use of comprehension strategies that match the text. Watch the following demonstration of a shared reading lesson for third graders to note the reading strategies modeled.
A Closer Look…
E-Class for November 22 + Reading Assignment E-Class Assignment: Read Chapter 11, Building a Culturally Diverse Literature Collection, and respond to the discussion thread on the ELC. Please post you first response by Nov. 24, so that you will have time to respond to a classmate before our next class on Nov. 29. Reading assignment: Read Chapter 5, Folklore, and be prepared to discuss it in class on Nov. 29. Bring in a folklore selection you use with your students.