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Nonfiction

Strategies for reading Nonfiction

QuestionAnswer
nonfiction writing about real people, places, and events
informative nonfiction a type of nonfiction that is written to provide factual information
literary nonfiction a type of nonfiction that is written to be read and experienced in much the same way as fiction
autobiography the true story about a person's life told by that person
biography the true story about a person's life told by someone else
essay a short piece of nonfiction that deals with one subject
informal essay an essay that explains how an author feels about a subject
formal essay a type of essay that is serious and scholarly
skimming quickly reading the main ideas to get an overview: title, heading, words in special type, charts, graphs, timelines
scanning searching for a particular fact or definition
Created by: wcfolven