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Information in Action (Grade 4)
  • Nell K. Duke (Author)
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Information in Action (Grade 4)
Information in Action (Grade 4)
  • Nell K. Duke (Author)
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Information in Action (Grade 4)
  • Item #: NTS555648
  • ISBN13:9780545556484
  • Format:Book Collection
  • Dimensions:1.0" x 4.0" x 9.0"
  • Grades:4
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Unlock the world of informational text with projects that build reading, writing, and researching skills! Informational text expert Nell K. Duke’s new program for Grades K–5 moves students through the research and writing process in purposeful and engaging ways.
Students create high-interest projects based on a variety of informational text types:
• Informative/Explanatory
• Persuasive: Opinion
• Procedural/How-to
• Biography
• Nonfiction Narrative


The 4th grade kit contains print and digital materials for teaching 4 teaching units
Program components:
• Teacher’s Guide: Contains step-by-step instructional guidance for four classroom‐tested, project-based learning teaching units, assessment forms, and links to standards
• New professional book by Nell K. Duke: Inside Information: Developing Powerful Readers and Writers of Informational Text Through Project-Based Instruction
• Online Access to videos of lessons in action in real classrooms, narrated by Nell Duke
• Launch Texts (1 title per unit, 1 copy each, 4 texts total): Articles for kicking off each unit to build students’ interest in and knowledge about the topic
• Mentor Texts (1 title per unit, 6 copies each, 24 texts total): Books that serve as models of the text type in which students are writing in each unit
• Source Texts (1 title per unit, 30 copies each, 120 texts total): Magazine-like, information filled texts that students use as research sources
• Student Research Notebook (30 copies each): A consumable work text containing graphic organizers, data-gathering charts, feedback forms, self-assessment tools, drafting sheets, editing checklists, and more
Grade 4 Units:
• Crafty Newspaper Creations Booklet (Procedural/How-to)
• Champions of Change Books (Biography)
• “What’s Great About Our State” Pamphlets (Informative/Explanatory)
• Riveting Stories, Real Events Book Reviews (Persuasive: Opinion)
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