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What is Nonfiction?


In a nutshell, fiction is made up and nonfiction is real: real events, actual people, true facts, and verifiable ideas. This clear and easy-to-follow book cracks open the nutshell and goes well beyond, providing young readers with clear and engaging examples of nonfiction in action. With excerpts from and comparisons between essays, reports, and more, students will come away with a solid comprehension of what constitutes works of nonfiction. Further, readers are given step-by-step guidelines for how to create their own nonfiction pieces. 

Series: The Britannica Common Core Library II Series

Interest Level: Grades 2-5

Guided Reading Level: N

Lexile Level: 770

ISBN: 9781622756568 (Print)  9781622756599 (E-book)

Copyright: ©2015       

Pages: 32

Includes Teacher's Notes

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