How Do I Teach Fiction?

Eva Mireles3rd grade teacher, 4th grade teacher, 5th grade teacher, The Reading Teacher's Playbook Podcast, Upper Elementary

 In this episode:

 You will walk away with clear steps for how to launch and teach your next fiction unit.

I talk about:

I talk about the what, the why and the how of teaching your next fiction reading unit.

1.The What- Hint Fiction is not fake.

  1. The Why- How being able to navigate fiction can prepare students for real life.
  2. The How- I give you 5 main teaching points to zone in on in your next fiction reading unit. 


  • Please for the love of all things literacy stop telling students that fiction is fake.
  • Teaching students how to read fiction is another way to equip students with skills that they need to be able to navigate life.
  • Teaching students how to read and understand fiction is just as important as teaching students how to read and understand any other genre.

Links to resources mentioned in the podcast:

Fiction Reading Response Choice Board

The Mini Lesson Revamp Bootcamp Waitlist

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