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NCTE13 Ripped from the Headlines: Lit and NF

Published on Nov 21, 2015

For session D.01 at NCTE13


Lit and NF

Perfect Together
Photo by RichGrundy

"Reading is even more active when a writer has to read

 and adjust his own ideas." -Donald Graves

Reading The NewsPaper

Students REad and Write Everyday


Keep Those BookS!

Supplement w/ great nonfiction to build background and make connections!

R+J=Perfect for NF Supplements!

Reach Out To Experts

Work With Content Areas

Biology and English

Short Articles Can Lead to Longer Works

Students observing mandalas in the above photos

Reach out to the writers and experts

Poetry and NonFiction

"Learning the Trees" by Howard Nemerov

“To become a lifelong reader, one has to do a lot 

of varied and interesting reading.”- Kelly Gallagher       

“Reading usually precedes writing 

and the impulse to write is almost always fired by reading."- Susan Sontag

"My Favorite part of class is reading the paper"- 9th grader

Literature and nonfiction

perfect together
Photo by jovike