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Reading & Analyzing Nonfiction: Slant, Spin, & Bias

Teach the skills for reading nonfiction with a critical eye

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Help students learn to avoid falling for flimsy arguments.

Help students learn to avoid falling for flimsy arguments.

Discover the most effective way to develop more informed readers and teach students how to clearly distinguish fact from interpretation and opinion.

Through direct instruction, models, exercises, and writing assignments, Reading & Analyzing Nonfiction: Slant, Spin & Bias will help you teach students how to recognize an author's biases and avoid being swayed by them. This comprehensive book includes both historically significant texts like the Declaration of Independence and contemporary pieces like Pulitzer Prize-winning editorials.

Perfect for AP Language and Composition* classes, Reading & Analyzing Nonfiction is also great for general literature courses - even writing courses - to give your students models to analyze and follow.

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After working through Reading & Analyzing Nonfiction, students will be able to:

  • Identify bias in nonfiction
  • Distinguish fact from interpretation and opinion
  • Analyze arguments to reveal logical fallacies, bias, and propaganda
  • Evaluate a writer's effectiveness in conveying a message to a specific audience
  • Reduce bias and fallacious reasoning in their own writing

Find the Reading & Analyzing Nonfiction package that's right for you!

Class Set & Student Edition - $369.99 per Class Set / $12.95 per Student Edition

Reading & Analyzing Nonfiction - 30 Book Set

Reading & Analyzing Nonfiction

GRADE 9 - 12

30 Copies + Teacher's Edition

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Reading & Analyzing Nonfiction - Individual Copy

Reading & Analyzing Nonfiction

GRADE 9 - 12

Individual Copy

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