This is an interactive program where the author asks questions of the students and shows PowerPoint images to reinforce the presentation details.
1. Begin with discussion of nonfiction books.
2. Discuss nonfiction features.
3. Discuss biographies.
4. See examples of author’s nonfiction books.
5. Learn interesting details about George Washington.
1. To help young students gain an appreciation for nonfiction books.
2. To help young students understand features found in nonfiction texts.
3. To help young students understand how to do research.
Visual Arts/ Understanding the Visual Arts In Relation to History and Cultures , Visual Arts/ Reflecting Upon and Assessing the Characteristics and Merits of Their Work and the Work of Others , Visual Arts/ Making Connections Between Visual Arts and Other Disciplines , English/ Reading for Perspective , English/ Reading for Understanding , English/ Applying Knowledge , English/ Evaluating Data , English/ Developing Research Skills , Science as Inquiry , Science and Technology , History and Nature of Science , Civics/ What Is Government? , Civics/ Values and Principles of Democracy , Civics/ Principles of Democracy , Civics/ Other Nations and World Affairs , Civics/ Roles of the Citizen , Geography/ The World in Spatial Terms , Geography/ Places and Regions , Geography/ Human Systems , Geography/ Uses of Geography , U.S. History 5 - 12/ Era 2: Colonization and Settlement (1585-1763) , U.S. History 5 - 12/ Era 3: Revolution and the New Nation (1754-1820s) , World History/ Global Expansion and Encounter, 1450-1770 , World History/ An Age of Revolutions, 1750-1914 , Technology Research Tools , Technology Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Tools
The author will adjust each program to fit the needs of each state’s standards.