Incorporating Informational Texts in the Primary Grades: A Research-Based Rationale, Practical Strategies, and Two Teachers' Experiences

Calo, Kristine
October 2011
Early Childhood Education Journal;Oct2011, Vol. 39 Issue 4, p291
Academic Journal
This article highlights the literacy practices of two second grade teachers-one in an affluent suburb of a major metropolitan area and the other in a large urban school district. The article describes how these teachers use informational texts to engage their students, to provide children with opportunities to learn about the world around them, and to immerse them in literacy learning. The article also shares the teachers′ insights into the value of informational texts in primary classrooms.


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