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NIS PYP Learning Hub: Nonfiction Mentor Texts

A place where all PYP students can come and find resources for their UOI, learn about basic research skills, and become better learners.

Engaging the Reader

Engaging the Reader 

Books that place the reader into the writing by asking questions and making a response to the text.

Rich language and voice

Rich Language & Voice  

Nonfiction with descriptive language and a strong and engaging voice.

Captions and Supporting Details

Captions & Supporting Details  Books that demonstrate succinct writing under captions. Captions offer further supporting details.

I Can't Believe it's Nonfiction!

I Can't Believe it's Nonfiction!  

Books that seem like fiction but are factual in their content.

Layout and Presentation

Layout & Presentation  

Books that have an interesting layout and way of presenting information on the page.

Elements of Nonfiction

Elements of Nonfiction  

Books that have strong examples of table of contents, index, glossary, suggested reading and websites.

Infographics

Infographics 

Visual literacy and presenting information with maps, graphs, charts and tables