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Friday, January 22 • 3:00pm - 5:15pm
Reading Nonfiction: Strategies That Encourage Close Reading of Nonfiction Texts

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In this session, participants will look at a new suite of strategies that help students read nonfiction texts. Attendees will learn the nonfiction signposts and the ways to encourage students to develop their own text-dependent questions and engage in conversations about texts that deepen understanding. 

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Dr. Kylene Beers

Author, Consultant, Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Kylene Beers, author of When Kids Can’t Read/What Teachers Can Do (Heinemann, 2003), and Robert E. Probst, author of Response and Analysis, 2nd edition (Heinemann, 2004), are respected authorities on reading instruction. Kylene—focusing more on reading strategies—and Bob—focusing... Read More →

Friday January 22, 2016 3:00pm - 5:15pm CST
Ballroom A-Atrium Level (Lobby)