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Thursday, November 12, 2009

Student Annotations: Nonfiction

In class last night we talked about Nonfiction and the students who read books for the week posted their annotations here.

We spent a good deal of time talking about biography and memoir as well as going over how you assist nonfiction leisure readers differently than their fiction counterparts. I introduced them to the most popular categories of nonfiction and the correspondingly important authors. We also went over Joyce Saricks' appeal areas and really focused on how you thought about appeal differently for nonfiction.

Next week will be our last of annotations for the semester.

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