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Author Fountas, Irene C.
Title Genre study : teaching with fiction and nonfiction books : grades K-8 + / Irene C. Fountas & Gay Su Pinnell.
Imprint Portsmouth, NH : Heinemann, c2012.
Book Jacket
 Main Collection  LB1575 .F68 2012    DUE 03-01-13 LOST


Call # LB1575 .F68 2012
Phys. Description xii, 524 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
Note "Fountas and Pinnell genre studies."
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents 1. An inquiry approach to genre study -- An inquiry approach to genre study: learning from mentor texts -- What is genre study? -- What students need to know about the genres of texts -- A workshop approach to genre study -- Learning to process fiction and nonfiction texts -- 2. Understanding genres -- Understanding fiction texts: exploring realism and fantasy -- Realism in fiction texts: contemporary realistic and historical fiction -- Fantasy in fiction texts: traditional literature and modern fantasy -- Understanding biography: learning from the lives of others -- Nonfiction texts: purpose, organization, and audience -- Nonfiction texts: analysis of design -- Reading across genres: a close study of hybrid texts, graphica, and multigenre text sets -- Poetry -- 3. Expanding reading power through understanding genres -- Thinking and talking about genre: interactive read-aloud and literature discussion -- Learning about fiction genres through minilessons and group share -- Learning about nonfiction texts through minilessons and group share -- Developing understandings about genre through reading conferences and independent reading -- Writing about reading in a reader's notebook -- Using guided reading to develop understandings about genre -- The reading-writing connection.
Subject Literary form -- Study and teaching.
Literature -- Study and teaching.
Youth -- Books and reading.
Alt Author Pinnell, Gay Su.
ISBN 9780325028743 (pbk. : acid-free paper)
0325028745 (pbk. : acid-free paper)