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Christin MartinezREA-305March 19, 2020Dr. O’HearnNonfiction vs. Expository TextQualities of Non-Fiction and Expository TextBothNouns in the text are real-life. Gives facts and talks about ideas. Has a table of content and glossary.has charts, organizational charts, and pictures, Text structure is precise and very clear. oCause and effect. oProblem solvingNon-FictionEvaluations are made from information that the reader already knows and used to help build a circumstantialSpecial Character’s, bolding, italicized, and underlining are used for imperative words.AutobiographyExpositoryBiographyTopicsoHistoryoScientific
Teaching Nonfiction TextELA standard in a Louisiana 2ndgrade classroom:RI.2.5 Know and use various text features (e.g., captions, bold print, subheadings, glossaries, indexes, electronic menus, icons) to locate key facts or information in a text efficientlyRI.2.8 Describe how reasons or evidence support specific points the authormakes in a text.Selected nonfiction text:When Green Becomes Tomatoes, Fogliano, JulieActivity:‘Give Me Five’ In teaching nonfiction text, we need to have students look at reading comprehension. The class needs to be able to find the main idea, context, sequence, cause and effect, and many of other things. Finding the main idea and supporting concepts of the main idea are a couple of skills that the students need to be able to do for good reading comprehension.