Doug Lemov's field notes

Reflections on teaching, literacy, coaching, and practice.

01.19.23 Daniel Buck on Embedding Nonfiction in Writing Tasks

    I’m reading Daniel Buck’s excellent “What is Wrong with Our Schools” and want to share an idea that’s really useful. In chapter 3, Buck discusses the power of supplemental texts in reading. This is something my colleagues and I refer to as ’embedded nonfiction.” Erica Woolway, Colleen Driggs and I have a chapter on…