Using Nonfiction to Motivate Reading and Writing, K-12

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Basic Information

Workshop run by: College Courses Online
Location:

Online independent studies

Phone Number: 303-905-7332
Registration Website: www.collegecoursesonline.com
Presenter: Dr. Anne Goiran Bevelhimer

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Using Nonfiction to Motivate Reading and Writing, K-12


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Additional Information

Fees: $360 + graduate credit fees
Registration Date: Any day of the year.
Eligible Audience: Educators K-12
Credits Awarded: 3 graduate semester credit hours, or 3 CEU or 5 graduate quarter credit hours or Certificate of Completion from College Courses Online. English or Education prefix is available.
Materials:

You will receive the text Using Nonfiction as a pdf when you complete the registration for the course. Print options are available at registration. Preview sample pages and download the syllabus for the course www.collegecoursesonline.com

Check out some of the companion courses to Using Nonfiction, such as Writing Strategies for Boys and Read Like a Writer: Collecting Mentor Texts to Use with Your Writing Program. Visit www.collegecoursesonline.com for more information.

Workshop Highlights:

Using Nonfiction: Explore the world of nonfiction and informational texts and how you can use nonfiction in your classroom to motivate student's reading and writing. Collect and read high quality nonfiction for you and your students from a wide variety of informational resources of your choice. Meets Common Core State Standards for ELA & Literacy in History/Social Studies, Science and Technical Subjects.

Description:

Using Nonfiction to Motivate Reading and Writing, K-12 is a content-based course, exploring the genre of nonfiction and informational texts, and how you can use nonfiction and informational texts in your classroom to motivate student's reading and writing. This course is particularly helpful in engaging boys in reading and writing. Discover resources for finding well-crafted nonfiction. Choose nonficiton and informational texts to read from print and digiital sources. Document your nonfiction reading in a practical and useful reading log. Create lists of nonfiction titles for read-aloud, text sets, paired texts, mentor texts and other classroom applications. Designed to help you meet the demands of the Common Core State Standards in the distribution of literary and informational reading.