Nonfiction Genre Study
- Grades: 3–5
By learning to how to use information presented in various types of nonfiction material, students will prepare to use the multitude of expository texts that readers of all ages encounter daily, including newspapers, brochures, magazines, instruction manuals, recipes, and maps. These lessons can help students understand the differences between fiction and nonfiction and develop reading fluency in this important genre.
Blog PostsNonfiction Reader’s Workshop
by Angela Bunyi
Some resources and materials I have used in my classroom to help readers learn to read, interpret, and eventually write nonfiction texts independently.
Distinguish between elements of fiction and nonfiction through a comparative study and a writing workshop.
Use these lesson plans to provide students with a strong foundation for reading, writing, and using nonfiction.