Exploring the World of Sports: Linking Fiction to Nonfiction

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Teacher Ideas Press, 1998 - Education - 133 pages
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This book links popular fiction titles on the topic of sports to related nonfiction titles that will fascinate young readers and build their knowledge across the curriculum. Chapters on baseball, basketball, football, soccer, swimming, and track list fiction and nonfiction materials, as well as "bridge books" that combine elements of both and help students make the transition from fiction to expository text. Suggestions for discussion starters, multidisciplinary activities, and topics for further research are also provided.

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Dr. Phyllis J. Perry is an award-winning author of more than forty books. Recipient of the Governor's Award for Excellence in Education, she is an active Colorado writer and educator.

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