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Grades 3 – 5 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Nonfiction may be dull for some students, but this lesson helps them focus on the main ideas. Through awareness of section headings, students learn to sort and categorize main concepts.
Grades 6 – 8 | Lesson Plan | Standard Lesson
Students become "thieves" in this lesson as they use a previewing strategy to "steal" information from textbooks and other nonfiction texts before actually reading them.