| Better Together: Fiction and Nonfiction Pairs Boost Students' Engagement and Comprehension |
102 Power Pairs Cover Popular Science, Social Studies, and Math Themes
- CREATE a dynamic learning environment, while increasing comprehension with 102 Fiction/Nonfiction Thematic Power Pairs, available in Print, E-Book, and Audio formats.
- INTRODUCE a topic with the Fiction book, and reinforce it with the Nonfiction book.
- INCORPORATE vocabulary, comprehension, and writing strategies into content area instruction.
Why Pair Fiction and Nonfiction Texts?
- DIFFERENTIATE instruction to support struggling readers in accessing content in a variety of genres.
- PROVIDE a bridge between fictional characters, settings, and problems to people, places, and problems of the real world.
- DEVELOP background knowledge, literacy, and writing skills.
- INCREASE students' vocabulary and improve their comprehension and critical thinking skills.
| || Student Books |
Available in Print, E-Book, and Audio Formats
- Each of the 34 Theme Sets include one Fiction/Nonfiction pair each of Below-, On, and Above-Level titles.
- Engage students and build their background knowledge with Fiction titles.
- Meet content standards and increase students' vocabulary and comprehension with Nonfiction titles.
- Discuss the Power Pairs books using the "Think About It" questions on the inside back cover of each Student Book.
| || Lesson Plans |
Differentiate Instruction and Meet the Needs of Every Student.
- Valuable instruction for using the Fiction and Nonfiction title together
- Individual instruction for each title that includes reviewing the key themes and Close Reading prompts
- Optional Writing Activities about each topic
- 3 Blackline Master Activities (1 for each title and 1 connecting the pair)
- Strategies for working with English Language Learners
- Take a Look Inside! Download a FREE Lesson Plan sampler.
| || Teaching Strategies for Fiction and Nonfiction Paired Sets |
Create a Dynamic Learning Environment and Increase Comprehension
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Perfect for whole class and small group settings.
Download a Fiction Science E-Book Sample.
Download a Nonfiction Science E-Book Sample.
Download a Fiction Social Studies E-Book Sample.
Download a Nonfiction Social Studies E-Book Sample.
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