For those interested in learning more about the ins and outs of reading, writing, and teaching nonfiction for K-5 students, there are many resources available for further study. We’ve listed a few of these below and would love to hear some of your favorite links, as well.
- This month’s Hornbook (March 2011) is full of wonderful essays on “Fact, Fiction, and In Between.” If you’re not a subscriber or are unable to get a copy of this edition, be sure to check out the articles listed below, which are available on-line:
Sing a Song of Science: Scientists in the Field by Erica Zappy
- A response to Marc Aronson’s Hornbook essay (link above) by Jim Murphy on I.N.K.* titled, The Line of Difference.
* I.N.K. (Interesting Nonfiction for Kids) is an excellent blog for those interested in reading more on the topic by authors currently writing nonfiction for kids.