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Launching Into Information Text

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Launching Into Information Text

We kicked off Information Text Units today in both Reading and Writing. We know that for many of the kids, these units will really propel them forward in their development. We are excited to see the learning and growth over the next weeks!

Traditionally, much of the elementary school curriculum has focused upon the reading of fiction, but extensive research has now established the importance of the literacy curriculum also focusing upon supporting children to be proficient in reading complex informational texts. Most of the required reading in college is informational in structure and challenging in content. Approximately 96% of the sites on the World Wide Web are expository in form. In addition, the majority of reading and writing adults do is non-fiction, much of it informational....

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