Nonfiction Mini-Lessons

Activating Schema

Synthesizing While Reading

Nonfiction Book Basket Labels

Think Marks for Reading

FQR – Fact, Question, Response

Nonfiction Text Features

Inferring to Determine the Meaning of New Words

Fact and Opinion

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