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Nonfiction

notes for nonfiction unit
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Hilary Simmons

on 29 September 2016

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Transcript of Nonfiction

What you don't know and what you think you know!
Nonfiction
Is everywhere.

Nonfiction is exciting and interesting, but you have to open your eyes to it.
NONFICTION
Your life is nonfiction. Everything you do is real and actual.

Even when you lie or pretend, it is still a part of your nonfiction life.

What would your autobiography/biography say about you? (we will find out)
NONFICTION in life
NONFICTION is harder to understand than FICTION?

NOT TRUE: nonfiction can easily be understood..it just requires the same focus and effort as fiction
Myths about NONFICTION
Nonfiction does NOT tell a story?

NOT TRUE…. Nonfiction can tell a story, based on the truth.
Myths about NONFICTION
Is it true that if it is NONFICTION it has to be boring?

NOT TRUE, nonfiction can be very interesting and entertaining. It just has to be given a chance.
Myths about NONFICTION
Historical Fiction

While based on actual historical events, the characters and events have been made up, so therefore it is FICTIONAL.
NONFICTION or FICTION?
Realistic fiction is sometimes thought to be true.

Realistic fiction is based on actual events or people, but things have been added, changed, and left out to make it FICTIONAL
NONFICTION OR FICTION?
Stereotype
Using one
individual
or a small
group
as the representation of the whole group.
Some opinions may be the result of stereotyping.
Bias
A preconceived
attitude
toward an idea, thing, person, group, or situation.

Examples?
When an author uses too many opinions, then he or she may be biased.
What is support?
Details
and
examples
that show the truth or
validity
of the author’s main points.
Nonfiction authors use
facts
to
support
their
opinions
.
In this type of writing, the author takes a
position
on an
issue
and
argues
his/her side.
The author will use
facts
to support his/her argument.
The author is trying to
influence
(
shape your opinion
) the reader.
What is PERSUASIVE NONFICTION?
What is NARRATIVE NONFICTION?
What are some examples of expository nonfiction?
Expository nonfiction is used to
explain
,
describe
, give
information
, or
inform
.

Authors who write expository nonfiction
assume
that the reader has no
background
knowledge about the
topic
.
What is EXPOSITORY NONFICTION?
Prose
writing that presents and explains
ideas
or that tells about real people, places, objects, or
events
.
Definition of Nonfiction
What is NONFICTION?
Will you choose to give NONFICTION a chance and embrace it?

OR…..

Will you close your minds to it, and tag it boring before you even give it a chance?
What will you CHOOSE?
editorials
What are some examples of PERSUASIVE NONFICTION?
autobiography
What are some expamples of narrative nonfiction?
THERE ARE THREE MAJOR TYPES
OF NONFICTION.
It’s real.
It’s true.
It can be proven
It’s factual.
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How are these videos biased?
What is the author's message? Is there support for his idea? If so, what kind?
How are each of these
an example of stereotyping?
EXPOSITORY

NARRATIVE

PERSUASIVE
nonfiction books
recipes
forms
newspaper articles
Narrative nonfiction is similar to fiction, but the information
factual
.
This type of writing contains
characters
,
setting
, and
plot
.
The information contained in these stories are
real
.
biography
diary
essays
advertisments
political cartoons
ALL
Nonfiction writing is based on
real
or
FACTUAL
information.
What is a fact?
A fact is
anything
that can be
proven
.
Facts can be
true
or
false
, but they can be proven!
What is an opinion?
A statement that
cannot
be proven.
Opinions can be
argued
.
Why is it so hard to tell the difference between facts and opinions?
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