The Why and How of Teaching with Informational Text
This session goes in depth with the rationales behind using informational text on a regular basis. Going beyond simply a CCSS rationale, this session looks at how informational texts are an important part of college and career readiness. Specific teaching practices which span grade levels and content areas are covered so teachers leave the session with actionable strategies they can use immediately.
Essential Question – Why are informational text an important part of literacy instruction and how can I successfully use informational text to teach my students?
Learn what informational text is and is not
Understand why the use of informational text is important to student success