This timely book explores the debate about how best to engage children in the writing of nonfiction and suggests many instructional strategies for K-6 classrooms. Using transcripts and descriptions of children's actual writing practices, the authors show that children willingly embrace nonfiction writing when the genre is given an important place in the classroom. Drawn from the authors' classroom-based research study with third graders, this groundbreaking volume: explores in detail the intertextual patterns that children ...

Once Upon a Fact: Helping Children Write Nonfiction 2006, Teachers College Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780807746813

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Once Upon a Fact: Helping Children Write Nonfiction 2006, Teachers College Press, New York, NY

ISBN-13: 9780807746820

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