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Non-Fiction Text

Reading and understanding non-fiction text uses text features and the unique structures of non-fiction text. 

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Colonial House - A Character's Perspective
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by PBS
In an experiment to experience the realities of life in colonial America, seventeen people in 2004 participated in a reenactment to build a settlement on the New England coast in a similar scenario to settlers of the year 1628. In this video segment ... [more]
August 30, 2012 at 10:39 AM
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Ages: 3 - 10
Assessing Prior Knowledge in Informational Text
From pbslearningmedia.org, produced by PBS
See how a kindergarten teacher uses a brainstorming technique to find out what students already know about the topic before reading an informational text to students. (03:55)
August 30, 2012 at 11:33 AM
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Ages: 5 - 7
Everything You Need to Know About Non-Fiction
From Vimeo, produced by Elmwood First Grade Class
Grade 1 students compare and contrast non-fiction books and fiction. The students show a variety of non-fiction books. The second part of the video is about the parts of a non-fiction books.  Students show examples of captions, sections, index, table... [more]
June 14, 2010 at 10:23 PM
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Ages: 15 - 18
Relationships between scientific ideas in a text | Reading | Khan Academy
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David illustrates how ideas connect to each other in a scientific nonfiction text, using the story of Mexican chemist and Nobel laureate Mario Molina. (07:40)
March 27, 2020 at 01:28 PM
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