Stories and Standards Pairing Fiction & Nonfiction Moderator: Teri Lesesne Authors: Loree Griffin Burns, Kate Messner,  Je...
What do you remember?
 
 
 
What the Research Says … <ul><li>Students who read historical fiction: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rated historical novels highe...
<ul><li>Historical fiction should: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>present a well-told story that doesn’t conflict with historical r...
Pairing Historical  & Scientific Fiction  with Nonfiction
Historical/Scientific Novels <ul><ul><li>Read-alouds in class with activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Literature Circle...
Loree Griffin Burns www.loreeburns.com <ul><ul><li>Ocean science </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scientific...
Perfect Partners…
Loree Griffin Burns www.loreeburns.com <ul><ul><li>Honey bees </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scientific me...
Perfect Partners…
Perfect Partners…
Kate Messner www.katemessner.com <ul><ul><li>Intro to Robert Frost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Botany - Trees </li></ul></u...
Perfect Partners…
Perfect Partners…
Perfect Partners…
Perfect Partners…
Jenny Moss  www.jenny-moss.com <ul><ul><li>Spanish Influenza  & Epidemics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Home front during WWI...
Perfect Partners…
Perfect Partners…
More historical fiction…
Tanya Lee Stone www.tanyastone.com <ul><ul><li>Space Program </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Women's Histor...
Perfect Partners…
Perfect Partners…
Perfect Partners…
Perfect Partners…
Resources for Teachers Loree Griffin-Burns www. loreeburns .com Teaching Resources for Tracking Trash http://www. loreebur...
Handouts to Download (.doc) <ul><ul><li>Character Chart for fiction & biography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Concept map for...
Teri Lesesne, facilitator www.professornana.com
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Presentation for NCTE 2009 - Stories and Standards: Pairing Fiction & Nonfiction with Kate Messner, Loree Griffin Burns, Jenny Moss, Tanya Lee Stone, and facilitator Teri Lesesne.

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  1. 1. Stories and Standards Pairing Fiction & Nonfiction Moderator: Teri Lesesne Authors: Loree Griffin Burns, Kate Messner, Jenny Moss, Tanya Lee Stone
  2. 2. What do you remember?
  3. 6. What the Research Says … <ul><li>Students who read historical fiction: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Rated historical novels higher than textbooks </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Saw historical facts as relevant to their lives </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Made connections between history and contemporary society. </li></ul></ul>Barton, Keith & Smith, Lynne A. Historical Fiction in the Middle Grades. Annual Meeting of the National Council for Social Studies, 1994.
  4. 7. <ul><li>Historical fiction should: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>present a well-told story that doesn’t conflict with historical records </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>portray characters realistically </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>present authentic settings </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>artfully fold in historical facts </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>provide accurate information through illustrations </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>avoid stereotypes and myths </li></ul></ul>Choosing Historical Fiction… A list of suggested criteria from Terry Lindquist, National Council for the Social Studies Elementary School Teacher of the Year
  5. 8. Pairing Historical & Scientific Fiction with Nonfiction
  6. 9. Historical/Scientific Novels <ul><ul><li>Read-alouds in class with activities </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Literature Circles </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>4-5 copies of each book </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students self-select novels </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Students work in small groups </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Sidebar studies for research </li></ul></ul></ul>
  7. 10. Loree Griffin Burns www.loreeburns.com <ul><ul><li>Ocean science </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scientific method </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Conservation </li></ul></ul>
  8. 11. Perfect Partners…
  9. 12. Loree Griffin Burns www.loreeburns.com <ul><ul><li>Honey bees </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Scientific method </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Ecology </li></ul></ul>
  10. 13. Perfect Partners…
  11. 14. Perfect Partners…
  12. 15. Kate Messner www.katemessner.com <ul><ul><li>Intro to Robert Frost </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Botany - Trees </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Using a Dichotomous Key </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Organization & Time Management </li></ul></ul>
  13. 16. Perfect Partners…
  14. 17. Perfect Partners…
  15. 18. Perfect Partners…
  16. 19. Perfect Partners…
  17. 20. Jenny Moss www.jenny-moss.com <ul><ul><li>Spanish Influenza  & Epidemics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Home front during WWI </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>  Changes in Technology </li></ul></ul>
  18. 21. Perfect Partners…
  19. 22. Perfect Partners…
  20. 23. More historical fiction…
  21. 24. Tanya Lee Stone www.tanyastone.com <ul><ul><li>Space Program </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Women's History </li></ul></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Discrimination & Prejudice   </li></ul></ul>
  22. 25. Perfect Partners…
  23. 26. Perfect Partners…
  24. 27. Perfect Partners…
  25. 28. Perfect Partners…
  26. 29. Resources for Teachers Loree Griffin-Burns www. loreeburns .com Teaching Resources for Tracking Trash http://www. loreeburns .com/books/tracking_trash School & Library Visits http://www. loreeburns .com/school/visits Kate Messner www. katemessner .com Teaching Resources for The Brilliant Fall of Gianna Z. http://www. katemessner .com/books.html School & Library Visits http:// katemessner .net/teachers.html Jenny Moss www.jenny-moss.com School & Library Visits http://www.jenny-moss.com/visits.html Tanya Lee Stone www. tanyastone .com School & Library Visits http://www. tanyastone .com/index. php ?id=52 Teaching Resources for Almost Astronauts http://www. tanyastone .com/index. php ?id=40
  27. 30. Handouts to Download (.doc) <ul><ul><li>Character Chart for fiction & biography </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Concept map for vocabulary development </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Another concept map for vocabulary </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Directed reading activity (variation on KWL chart) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Double entry diary (quote from text & response) </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sample spin-off assignment on epidemics </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Graphic organizer </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><ul><li>Rubric </li></ul></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sample Literature Circles Log </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Sample Literature Circles Assessment </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Venn diagram for comparing fiction & nonfiction </li></ul></ul>
  28. 31. Teri Lesesne, facilitator www.professornana.com
  29. 32. Stories and Standards Pairing Fiction & Nonfiction Moderator: Teri Lesesne Authors: Loree Griffin Burns, Kate Messner, Jenny Moss, Tanya Lee Stone

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