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Nonfiction Writing

Intentional, Connected, and Engaging (DVD, K-2)

 “Young children need control over the various types of nonfiction texts. They need to take these into their lives. In these DVDs, we and other master teachers, model powerful ways to achieve this with real children in real classrooms.”
—Tony Stead and Linda Hoyt

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Through these instructional DVDs, Tony Stead and Linda Hoyt model the minilessons and extended writing units in their Explorations in Nonfiction Writing series. Live-from-the-classroom video footage lets you eavesdrop on Tony and Linda as they, and other master teachers, teach primary students how to craft informative
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 “Young children need control over the various types of nonfiction texts. They need to take these into their lives. In these DVDs, we and other master teachers, model powerful ways to achieve this with real children in real classrooms.”
—Tony Stead and Linda Hoyt

View a video trailer

Through these instructional DVDs, Tony Stead and Linda Hoyt model the minilessons and extended writing units in their Explorations in Nonfiction Writing series. Live-from-the-classroom video footage lets you eavesdrop on Tony and Linda as they, and other master teachers, teach primary students how to craft informative and engaging nonfiction texts.

In this two DVD set, Linda and Tony:
* demonstrate the planning and the payoffs involved in teaching extended writing units
* illustrate how to use Power Writes to explore subject-specific concepts and academic vocabulary
* model ready-to-use cross-curricular writing strategies
* show ways to support young writers as they work with a range of research and recording techniques
* describe how to guide students through the complete research-to-presentation writing process
* offer craft lessons that lift the quality of student writing.

Offering rich opportunities for group analysis and discussion, these DVDs are ideally suited to support professional learning communities.

This series includes:

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