States the difference between fiction and nonfiction resources
Distinguishes between fiction and nonfiction books
Inquiry Dispositions: Effective Social Interaction to Broaden Understanding
Works in groups to create and evaluate simple information products
Language and Literacy
Reads for understanding
1 long session (45 minutes) or 2 shorter sessions
10 fiction books
10 nonfiction books
Prepared storybook (see directions)
This lesson should come after students have been introduced to fiction and nonfiction. To prepare for this session, use a Powerpoint story template such as the ones available through Curiosity Creek to create a story for children that incorporates both fiction and nonfiction.
Are students able to successfully classify books into fiction and nonfiction?
Can students adequately explain their rationale for sorting?
Can students pick out both the fictional and factual elements of a story?
This lesson plan presented by Denise Bieniek.
AASL Standards for the 21st Century Learner
Next Generation Science Standards
Common Core Connections
Reading for information
Recognizing fiction and nonfiction resources
choice,Language and Literacy,Math,Physical Activity,Visual Arts