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The Case for Informational Text

***** the article The Case for Informational Text by Nell K. Duke, the author implores ***** reader to see informational text at the earliest stages of childhood education to stress informational text in conjunction with areas of curiosity and interest for students. Advocating a series of learning strategies that includes increasing the students' access to in*****mation text, planning class time to allow students to spend more time working ***** informational text in instructional activities, explicitly and as the author suggest, p*****sionately teaching comprehension strategies, and creating opportunities for students to use informational ***** for authentic purposes anchor the main points of the article. In addition, the author makes the point ***** for informational text to be truly relevant and absorbed ***** the level a student is capable ***** comprehending at their specific skill level, the information text books and sources need to pique ***** curiosity and interest. This is common sense yet for many ***** ***** exposure to in*****mational text is purely in response to teachers' specific requirements for reading. The author's implicit message ***** that it is a f*****r better teaching practice to deliver informational text that is aligned with the ***** interests of students. In the latter parts of the article, the author applies these lessons learned to older *****s struggling to increase their reading comprehension.

***** *****'s passion for teaching comes through in th***** *****, and its suggestions for making informational ***** become more alive and relevant to readers is inspirational. My *****al reactions ***** *****e article ***** that is shocking that 1rst graders only ***** on average 3.6 minutes per day interacting ***** informational text. The strategies mentioning for teaching comprehension are excellent, as are the directional approaches to ***** in*****mational text a critical part of a students' le*****rning style. What ***** also very refreshing is ***** the author does not abdicate the responsibility for this activity to parents yet challenges teachers to ***** ********** commitment ***** in*****mational text reading *****


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