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Close Reading & Scientific Text: Patterns of Comparison

In reading Chris Lehmann’s blog post, #CloseReading Nonfiction (Why? and Oh!), I found validation for my own appreciation of nonfiction. Unlike many English teachers, I was invited to reading not by childhood novels or great young adult fiction, but through biographies and histories and their related geography, through science and nature studies–through nonfiction. I remember as a fifth […]