Nonfiction and Informational Literacy ELM 335
Prereading strategy <ul><li>Previewing Text </li></ul><ul><li>Should you start with the first word and read to the end? </...
Previewing Text <ul><li>Grab a book </li></ul><ul><li>Preview text and pictures to get an idea of the story </li></ul><ul>...
Understanding Non-Fiction Text Structure <ul><li>The majority of texts that young readers read are fictional </li></ul><ul...
Text Structures and Supports <ul><li>What they are </li></ul><ul><li>The reason for teaching them… </li></ul><ul><li>How t...
Text Structure and Supports Diagrams/ illustrations Legends/keys Para/sentences letters Punctuation 1 st /last para storie...
Understanding Non-Fiction Text Structure <ul><li>Five kinds of non-fiction text structures </li></ul><ul><li>Description <...
Understanding Non-Fiction Text Structure <ul><li>Description </li></ul><ul><li>The author list characteristics, features, ...
Mapping Descriptive Passages
Understanding Non-Fiction Text Structure <ul><li>Sequence </li></ul><ul><li>The author list events in chronological or num...
Sequence Graphic Organizer
Understanding Non-Fiction Text Structure <ul><li>Comparison </li></ul><ul><li>The author explains how things are alike or ...
Comparison Graphic Organizer
Understanding Non-Fiction Text Structure <ul><li>Cause and Effect </li></ul><ul><li>The author explains a cause and result...
Cause and Effect
Understanding Non-Fiction Text Structure <ul><li>Problem and Solution </li></ul><ul><li>The author describes a problem and...
Problem and Solution
Try this… <ul><li>Identify the type of non-fiction story that you have </li></ul><ul><li>What graphic organizer would you ...
Technology and Informational Literacy <ul><li>New potentials (skills) to literacy tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Central to full ...
5 Aspects of Comprehension  On-Line/Tech  <ul><li>Identifying important questions </li></ul><ul><li>Locating information <...
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  • Text structures and supports are consistent features of text used by the author to cue the reader during reading. When these supports are dependable – in that they give consistent, appropriate, and meaningful cues to the reader – we call the text “considerate”. Three broad categories – conventions of text, genre, and print.
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    1. 1. Nonfiction and Informational Literacy ELM 335
    2. 2. Prereading strategy <ul><li>Previewing Text </li></ul><ul><li>Should you start with the first word and read to the end? </li></ul><ul><li>Important to understand text organization </li></ul><ul><li>Importance of previewing text </li></ul>
    3. 3. Previewing Text <ul><li>Grab a book </li></ul><ul><li>Preview text and pictures to get an idea of the story </li></ul><ul><li>Organize information in your minds </li></ul><ul><li>Predict questions that might be answered </li></ul><ul><li>Try to answer them before reading </li></ul><ul><li>Read to answer questions </li></ul>
    4. 4. Understanding Non-Fiction Text Structure <ul><li>The majority of texts that young readers read are fictional </li></ul><ul><li>2 nd -3 rd grade – more non-fiction </li></ul><ul><li>Different organizational style </li></ul><ul><li>Understanding organization helps comprehension </li></ul>
    5. 5. Text Structures and Supports <ul><li>What they are </li></ul><ul><li>The reason for teaching them… </li></ul><ul><li>How to teach </li></ul><ul><li>Try it in pairs! </li></ul>
    6. 6. Text Structure and Supports Diagrams/ illustrations Legends/keys Para/sentences letters Punctuation 1 st /last para stories White space headings Text books italics subheadings Fairy tales Bold Titles GENRE PRINT TEXT
    7. 7. Understanding Non-Fiction Text Structure <ul><li>Five kinds of non-fiction text structures </li></ul><ul><li>Description </li></ul><ul><li>Sequence </li></ul><ul><li>Comparison </li></ul><ul><li>Cause-effect </li></ul><ul><li>Problem-solution </li></ul>
    8. 8. Understanding Non-Fiction Text Structure <ul><li>Description </li></ul><ul><li>The author list characteristics, features, examples to describe a subject </li></ul><ul><li>Clue words: for example, characteristics </li></ul>
    9. 9. Mapping Descriptive Passages
    10. 10. Understanding Non-Fiction Text Structure <ul><li>Sequence </li></ul><ul><li>The author list events in chronological or numerical order </li></ul><ul><li>Clue words: first, second, next, then, finally </li></ul>
    11. 11. Sequence Graphic Organizer
    12. 12. Understanding Non-Fiction Text Structure <ul><li>Comparison </li></ul><ul><li>The author explains how things are alike or different </li></ul><ul><li>Clue words: different, in contrast, same as, on the other hand </li></ul>
    13. 13. Comparison Graphic Organizer
    14. 14. Understanding Non-Fiction Text Structure <ul><li>Cause and Effect </li></ul><ul><li>The author explains a cause and resulting effect </li></ul><ul><li>Clue words: reasons why, if…then, as a result, therefore, because </li></ul>
    15. 15. Cause and Effect
    16. 16. Understanding Non-Fiction Text Structure <ul><li>Problem and Solution </li></ul><ul><li>The author describes a problem and lists solutions </li></ul><ul><li>Clue words: the problem is, solved, the dilemma is </li></ul>
    17. 17. Problem and Solution
    18. 18. Try this… <ul><li>Identify the type of non-fiction story that you have </li></ul><ul><li>What graphic organizer would you use? </li></ul><ul><li>Do you think it would work well with your book? </li></ul>
    19. 19. Technology and Informational Literacy <ul><li>New potentials (skills) to literacy tasks </li></ul><ul><li>Central to full civic, economic, and personal participation in global economy </li></ul><ul><li>Deictic – regularly changing </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Point: Most important how to continuously use new literacies </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Multiple, multimodal, multifaceted </li></ul>
    20. 20. 5 Aspects of Comprehension On-Line/Tech <ul><li>Identifying important questions </li></ul><ul><li>Locating information </li></ul><ul><li>Analysis </li></ul><ul><li>Synthesis </li></ul><ul><li>Communicate </li></ul>

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