📒Matters Of Fact ✍ Daniel Wayne Lehman

♠Book Title : Matters of fact
✍Author : Daniel Wayne Lehman
♛Publisher : Ohio State Univ Pr
♣Release Date : 1997
✿Pages : 224
♠ISBN : UOM:39015039925592
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Matters of fact Book Synopsis : Matters of Fact examines what happens when writers and readers encounter texts presented as nonfiction: texts that make some truth claim on outside experience, texts whose characters and events have at least some tangible dimension outside the written word. The current critical climate blurs most meaningful distinctions between fiction and nonfiction. Literary critics have argued that since experiences can be approached only through the stories we tell about them, it is futile to attempt to produce a single "true" account of any event. Daniel W. Lehman approaches the fiction/nonfiction conundrum from another perspective. Rather than attempting to establish distinctions between abstract notions of fiction and nonfiction, he examines the experience of engaging with both kinds of texts. Reading and writing nonfiction, he contends, is fundamentally different from reading and writing even the most strongly realistic fiction. The difference between the two stems from a recognition that actual subjects are linked to nonfiction texts. An author may try to hide the link by withholding names or changing details, and scholars may try to ignore the link as somehow tainting a purely literary experience, but nonfiction's operations defeat those efforts. While authors of fiction build worlds that encompass their characters and narratives, a nonfiction text always competes with the lives and events that lie outside it, lives and events it cannot contain. Matters of Fact examines how this inside/outside contest plays over a variety of nonfictional texts, ranging from nineteenth-century narratives by Charles Dickens and Henry Mayhew through the writings of Sigmund Freud, John Reed, Tom Wolfe, and JoanDidion, culminating in a discussion of Tim O'Brien, who has written stories of his experience in the Vietnam War in hybrid combinations of fiction and nonfiction.

♠Book Title : The Readers Advisory Guide to Nonfiction
✍Author : Neal Wyatt
♛Publisher : American Library Association
♣Release Date : 2007
✿Pages : 318
♠ISBN : 0838909361
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝The Readers Advisory Guide to Nonfiction Book Synopsis : With a focus on eight catagories including memoir, sports, and true crime, a readers' advisory guide includes coverage of the major authors and works, popularity, and style.

📒Reading Nonfiction 1 ✍ Stephen Feinstein

♠Book Title : Reading Nonfiction 1
✍Author : Stephen Feinstein
♛Publisher : Saddleback Educational Publ
♣Release Date : 2001-01-01
✿Pages : 111
♠ISBN : 1562541919
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Reading Nonfiction 1 Book Synopsis : All lessons feature 2-page reading selection followed by four pages of correlated exercises.

♠Book Title : Steps to Successful Reading Nonfiction
✍Author : Margaret Cleveland
♛Publisher : Walch Publishing
♣Release Date : 2001-01-01
✿Pages : 104
♠ISBN : 0825142520
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Steps to Successful Reading Nonfiction Book Synopsis : Provides a variety of nonfiction genres, ways to develop reading strategies, teaching tips and strategies for addressing English language learners.

♠Book Title : Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Grade 6
✍Author : Debra Housel
♛Publisher : Teacher Created Resources
♣Release Date : 2003-06-01
✿Pages : 48
♠ISBN : 9780743933865
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Nonfiction Reading Comprehension Grade 6 Book Synopsis : After reading nonfiction passages about science, geography, or history topics, students answer multiple-choice and short-answer questions to build seven essential comprehension skills.

📒Nonfiction Reading Power ✍ Adrienne Gear

♠Book Title : Nonfiction Reading Power
✍Author : Adrienne Gear
♛Publisher : Pembroke Publishers Limited
♣Release Date : 2008
✿Pages : 160
♠ISBN : 9781551382296
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Nonfiction Reading Power Book Synopsis : How can you help students find meaning in informational texts and become independent strategic readers and thinkers? Nonfiction Reading Power gives teachers a wealth of effective strategies for helping students think while they read material in all subject areas. Using the best children's books to motivate students, Adrienne Gear shows teachers how help students zoom-in, question and infer; find the main idea, make connections, and transform what's on the printed page. Key introductory concept lessons for each of the five reading powers provide valuable insight into the purpose of each strategy. The book also explores the particular features of nonfiction and offers lists of key books organized around strategies and subject areas.

📒Reality Checks ✍ Tony Stead

♠Book Title : Reality Checks
✍Author : Tony Stead
♛Publisher : Stenhouse Publishers
♣Release Date : 2006-01
✿Pages : 260
♠ISBN : 9781571103642
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Reality Checks Book Synopsis : Provides insight into why students struggle with reading comprehension, and offers practical skills and strategies to help them understand what they read.

📒Reading Nonfiction ✍ Kylene Beers

♠Book Title : Reading Nonfiction
✍Author : Kylene Beers
♛Publisher : Heinemann Educational Books
♣Release Date : 2015-10-20
✿Pages : 312
♠ISBN : 0325050805
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Reading Nonfiction Book Synopsis : Visit www.heinemann.com/ReadingNonfiction for special previews, videos, and more. "When students recognize that nonfiction ought to challenge us, ought to slow us down and make us think, then they're more likely to become close readers." That means we need to help them question texts, authors, and, ultimately, their own thinking. No matter the content area, with Reading Nonfiction's classroom-tested suggestions, you'll lead kids toward skillful and responsible disciplinary literacy. Picking up where their smash hit Notice & Note left off, Kylene Beers and Bob Probst write: "Fiction invites us into the writer's imagined world; nonfiction intrudes into ours and purports to tell us something about it." This crucial difference increases the responsibility of the nonfiction reader, so Kylene and Bob have developed interlocking scaffolds that every student can use to go beyond a superficial reading: 3 essential questions that set students up for closer, more attentive readings of nonfiction texts 5 Notice & Note nonfiction signposts that cue kids to apply the skills and processes that sophisticated readers use instinctively 7 proven strategies readers can use to clear up confusions when the text gets tough. We all know the value of helping students define nonfiction and understand its text structures. Reading Nonfiction goes the next crucial step-helping kids challenge the claims of nonfiction authors, be challenged by them, and skillfully and rigorously make up their mind about purported truths.

📒Gotcha For Guys ✍ Kathleen A. Baxter

♠Book Title : Gotcha for Guys
✍Author : Kathleen A. Baxter
♛Publisher : Libraries Unlimited
♣Release Date : 2007
✿Pages : 269
♠ISBN : 159158311X
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Gotcha for Guys Book Synopsis : Arranged in different categories, describes various nonfiction books that would interest middle school boys.

📒Reading Nonfiction ✍ Bonnie Tivenan

♠Book Title : Reading nonfiction
✍Author : Bonnie Tivenan
♛Publisher : McGraw-Hill/Contemporary
♣Release Date : 1991-06
✿Pages : 121
♠ISBN : 0809241935
♬Available Language : English, Spanish, And French

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📝Reading nonfiction Book Synopsis :