Reading and Writing Non-Fiction in the Primary Grades
Instructor Sarah Eccleston
Course Number PRDV 79824
This course explores techniques and strategies for using nonfiction texts in the classroom. Students will consider comprehension strategies that support reading to learn nonfiction and consider models of instruction that integrate nonfiction text across content areas. Students will also consider strategies that support primary grade expository writing including the use of mentor texts, author studies, and common core standards.
Required Texts: Gear, A. (2008) Nonfiction Reading Power: Teaching Students How To Think While They Read All Kinds of Info. (grK-8). Stenhouse Pub. NY, NY ISBN#978-155138-229-6.
Framingham State University - 3 graduate credits
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