Middle-grades teacher weaves narrative into nonfiction lessons

10/21/2013 | Edutopia.org

While some teachers are concerned about the emphasis on nonfiction text in the Common Core State Standards, middle-grades teacher Heather Wolpert-Gawron writes in this blog post about the importance of teaching narrative writing. She offers one example of a lesson in which she met the common core's requirements and also taught narrative, in part by requiring students to learn about historic eras in which the narratives were set and guiding them through the scientific lessons that affected the stories.

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