ERIC Number: EJ548829
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1997
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Nonfiction Trade Books in Content Area Instruction: Realities and Potential.
Palmer, Rosemary G.; Stewart, Roger A.
Journal of Adolescent & Adult Literacy, v40 n8 p630-41 May 1997
Presents an observational study of two middle-grade social studies classrooms to explore how teachers and students used nonfiction trade books during thematic unit instruction. Finds that, treated like textbooks and encyclopedias, the books were not used to their full potential. Makes recommendations that will help teachers use nonfiction. (SR)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
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