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Reading in the Reel World: Teaching Documentaries and Other Nonfiction Texts

by John Golden

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Reading in the Reel World: Teaching Documentaries and Other Nonfiction Texts

Grades 7 – 12
Type Book
Pages 285
Published July 2006
Publisher National Council of Teachers of English

 

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John Golden offers middle and high school teachers a practical guide for using documentary film in the classroom to improve students' reading, writing, and thinking skills; the book includes discussions of over 30 films, step-by-step activities, and copy-ready handouts.

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