After the break, the students will be starting a Nonfiction reading unit.
The big idea is:
Using a variety of skills and strategies, readers read nonfiction to learn about the real world.
We will be focusing on the following:
- What is nonfiction?
- Why do we read nonfiction?
- How and why do readers use nonfiction to investigate/research?
- Why do readers read more than one piece about the same topic?
- What reading strategies are used to understand nonfiction?
Students will also be introduced to the Nonfiction Signposts, which help them establish a deeper understanding of a text. Below are the signposts that we will look at in the first few weeks.