As we begin to plan for the launch of unit 3 Bridget Leonardis shared with me a resources completely in line with my teaching philosophy and supportive while I start a new curriculum. A link to some of the resources follows:
Harvey Daniels and Nancy Steineke on Nonfiction
Even more text-set resources from the same site!
Subjects Matter by Daniels is another resource.
Teachers' College Reading Writing Project
This site is a wealth of resources for engaging students with nonfiction text.
Text Features powerpoint