Reading in the Reel World: Teaching Documentaries and Other Nonfiction Texts
Offers middle school and high school teachers a practical guide for using nonfiction (documentary) films in the classroom to improve students' reading, writing, and thinking skills; includes discussions of over thirty films, step-by-step activities, and ready-to-copy handouts.
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Nonfiction Reading Skills and Strategies
Nonfiction Writing and Analysis
Teaching a Complete Film
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