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Nonfiction for Elementary School

“This collection of short nonfiction excerpts will strengthen reading skills and provide scaffolding for building sentences and paragraphs the way well-known nonfiction authors build theirs.”

—Don and Jenny Killgallon. 

Thank you for exploring Nonfiction for Elementary School:  A Sentence-Composing Approach.  Start reading our sample to learn how the activities in the worktext help students:

  • build strong, complete sentences with a clear understanding of the role of subject and predicate
  • learn the meanings of words in the context of nonfiction selections, promoting deep reading skills
  • imitate the sentence and paragraph structure of mentor authors from a wide variety of short nonfiction pieces