How to Read a Nonfiction Book
Introduces readers to the basic features of nonfiction books, such as headers and indexes. Readers will learn how to use these features to gather information and write reports. Additional features to aid comprehension include a table of contents, labeled diagrams, a quiz and answer key, a phonetic glossary, an index, sources for further research, and an introduction to the author.
|Interest Level||Grade 1 - Grade 4|
|Reading Level||Grade 2|
|Publisher||The Child's World, Inc.|
|Number of Pages||24|
|Dimensions||9.5 x 8|
|Guided Reading Level||O|
|Features||Activities for further learning, Author/Illustrator biography, Detailed maps, Educational front/back matter, Glossary of key words, Index, Infographics, Phonetics, Reviewed, Sources for further research, Suggested websites, and Table of contents|
- What Is Nonfiction?
- Reading What’s Real
- Text and Images
- Additional Features
- Do You Know?
- To Learn More
- Answer Key
Author: Lisa M. Bolt Simons
Lisa M. Bolt Simons is a writer and teacher. She has published ten books, with more on the way. Her writing has been recognized with awards and grants, including one to travel to Africa. Originally from Colorado, she lives in Minnesota with her husband and twins. Her Web site is www.lisamboltsimons.com.
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