Course Description

This course is content-based, exploring the literacy genre of nonfiction and informational texts and how participants can use nonfiction in the classroom to motivate student's reading and writing. Discover resources for finding well-crafted nonfiction. Choose literary nonfiction to read from print and digital resources. Document nonfiction reading through a practical and useful reading log. Create lists of nonfiction titles for read-aloud, text sets, paired texts, mentor texts and classroom application. Meets Common Core State Standards.
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Section Title
Using Nonfiction to Motivate Reading and Writing K-12
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Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
SPU Tuition credit (5 units) $660.00
Available for Credit
5 Quarter Credits
Section Notes

This course is offered in collaboration with College Courses Online.

Course is self-paced. Completion time: up to one year.

Refund Policy: Withdrawals submitted online through SPU within 7 days of enrollment will receive a 95% refund. Withdrawals received after that point will not receive a refund and no withdrawals will be accepted after the completion deadline for the course. Instructions on how to withdraw are located on our website under Students/Withdrawal and Refund Policies.


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