Instruction that infuses nonfiction titles supports the development of reading and research skills, comprehension, persuasive writing, and much, much more. TeachingBooks resources facilitate the seamless integration of this rich body of texts to bring a love of nonfiction to ALL readers!
Increase Access to Nonfiction Titles
- Tap into the breadth of nonfiction titles on TeachingBooks and bring up-to-date content across a plethora of topics to your literary spaces.
- Bring these books to life with author and book resources like this book trailer for They Called Us Enemy by George Takei.
- Spark conversation and inquiry with resources for titles within and beyond your physical collection like this Meet-the-Author Recording with Shane Burcaw on Not So Different: What You Really Want to Ask about Having a Disability.
Use Nonfiction Titles to Enhance Reading Comprehension
- Build subject matter interest and background knowledge with…
- Deepen comprehension and draw students into nonfiction texts with nonfiction booklists and awards like…
Support Differentiated Engagement with Nonfiction Titles
- Utilize nonfiction titles to support ELLs with reading comprehension and overall engagement. Provide additional support for these readers using…
- Scaffold readers’ nonfiction reading by presenting them with a range of reading levels on the same topic. Build a basic foundation with early reader nonfiction texts as an introduction to higher level texts on the same topic.
- Browse by subject to discover titles across grade levels.
- Create Multi-Leveled Lessons — found under each title — to scaffold learning and document knowledge growth. For example, use this discussion guide from Candace Fleming and Eric Rohman on their book Giant Squid then complete a set of Multi-Leveled Lessons.
What’s working for you?
How are you using nonfiction resources on TeachingBooks? Leave your ideas in a comment below!