Booktalking Nonfiction: 200 Surefire Winners For Middle And High School Readers by Jennifer Bromann-benderBooktalking Nonfiction: 200 Surefire Winners For Middle And High School Readers by Jennifer Bromann-bender

Booktalking Nonfiction: 200 Surefire Winners For Middle And High School Readers

byJennifer Bromann-bender

Paperback | December 20, 2013

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Booktalking Nonfiction: 200 Sure-Fire Winners for Middle and High School Readers will provide an introduction to selecting and writing booktalks for nonfiction books with a focus on unique informational texts and biographies and autobiographies. A booktalk is a summary of a book presented in a way that would interest someone in reading the book described.Why non-fiction? Because the Common Core Standards Initiative, which most states have adopted, requires that 70% of the materials students read be from the category of informational texts it is especially important to focus on nonfiction when sharing books with students. Here's everything you need to do just that.Chapters cover selecting, writing, preparing, and presenting booktalks, special tips for high-interest, low-level books, and using non-fiction in the library and the classroom. Two hundred ready-to-present booktalks arranged by genre are also included. Genres include animals, famous people, sports, crime and serial killers, movies and television, religion, war, history, and the supernatural.
Jennifer Bromann-Bender is a librarian at Lincoln-Way West High School in New Lenox, IL.  She also worked as a children's librarian for seven years at Prairie Trails Public Library in Burbank, IL and has taught courses in multicultural children's literature, college reading, children's library services, and reference services for schoo...
Title:Booktalking Nonfiction: 200 Surefire Winners For Middle And High School ReadersFormat:PaperbackDimensions:168 pages, 9 × 5.97 × 0.57 inPublished:December 20, 2013Publisher:Scarecrow PressLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0810888084

ISBN - 13:9780810888081


Table of Contents

PrefaceAcknowledgmentsChapter 1: Selecting, Writing, Preparing, and Presenting Nonfiction Booktalks Selecting Nonfiction Books Locating Nonfiction Writing Nonfiction Booktalks Read, Skim, Select Ending a Booktalk Presenting Booktalks Themes and Categories Lower LevelsChapter 2: Quick TalksChapter 3: Using Nonfiction in the Library or Classroom Book Uses History and Social Science Science and Math English, Art and Music Collaboration with Booktalks Bookmarks and Booktalks Group Choices Fun Reads Classroom Projects Students Presenting BooktalksIdeas for Contests, Displays, and Alternative Methods of Booktalking Fast Facts Stump the Librarian Book Match Speed Dating Blind Books Scavenger Hunt QR Codes Book Trailers and Subject Matter Videos PicturesBook Reviews Book BoxeBooksMuseumBook BlastsSummer Reading Top 10BingoChapter 4: Booktalking by Genre Sad Stores Animals Crime and Serial Killers Illness Overcoming the Odds History, World Issues, and War Science, Health and Inventions The Unknown Sports The Arts Other Topics of Interest People MathGenre IndexAuthor IndexTitle Index

Editorial Reviews

Jennifer Bromann-Bender provides another fun, practical guide for engaging readers with this well written title. In this realistic resource from an active media specialist, teachers and library staff can pull together unusual but high interest titles at a variety of reading levels to quickly gain teen attention. Titles and booktalks arranged by appealing and curriculum connecting topics make this especially useful. Many ways of providing booktalks other than formal presentations are helpful with packed school days and busy public school library schedules. Staff can use Stump the Librarian or QR codes and much more to connect books to readers with this excellent guide.