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The Nonfiction Triumvirate: Text Category, Writing Style, and Text Structure
August 8, 10:05-11:35am

Melissa Stewart, Children's Book Author
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  • ELA, K-12
  • Audience cap: 40
Today's nonfiction is more creative than ever before. Discover how understanding and experimenting with nonfiction categories, writing styles, and text structures can help young writers make their writing more engaging. Handout with mentor texts provided.
 

Melissa Stewart is the award-winning author of more than 180 nonfiction books for children, including Can an Aardvark Bark?; No Monkeys, No Chocolate; and Feathers: Not Just for Flying. She is the co-author of Perfect Pairs: Using Fiction & Nonfiction Picture Books to Teach Life Science, K-2 and Perfect Pairs: Using Fiction & Nonfiction Picture Books to Teach Life Science, 3-5. Her highly-regarded website contains a rich array of educational resources for teaching nonfiction reading and writing.

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