After reading and annotating top rated student level narrative non- fiction*, you will be able to enthusiastically endorse books that will turn on even your reluctant readers. You will read books, design book talks, and create a file of questions, topics of discussion, writing prompts, etc. to promote and assess your students’ book experiences. *Narrative nonfiction (also known as creative or literary nonfiction) books are informational books written in an engaging story-like format. The best of this genre is well-researched and contains extensive source notes, including a bibliography, an index, and authentic photographs that validate the author’s work. This genre is uniquely capable of immersing readers in diverse cultures, periods of history, occupations, environments, ethical conflicts and other subjects worthy of study.
This course can be taken twice. Once as 9047 and again as 9048 for 1 Semester Credit/Unit each.
Instructor: Kathy Vining