Definition of Nonfiction

1. Noun. Prose writing that is not fictional.

Exact synonyms: Nonfictional Prose
Specialized synonyms: Article
Generic synonyms: Prose



Definition of Nonfiction

1. Noun. Written works intended to give facts, or true accounts of real things and events. Often used attributively. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nonfiction

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Nonfiction

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nonfiction (current term)
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Literary usage of Nonfiction

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1. Balancing Reading & Language Learning: A Resource for Teaching English by Mary Cappellini (2005)
"nonfiction. G12 R40 Creatures of the Reef by Angie Belcher. ... F9 nonfiction. L24 Encyclopedia of Fantastic Fish by Mignon Manhart. Rigby, D6 2000. ..."

2. Growing Readers: Units Of Study In The Primary Classroom by Kathy Collins (2004)
"nonfiction reading is sort of like breathing: we aren't even aware that we're ... When we teach nonfiction reading to our young students, it's critical that ..."

3. Literature Circles: Voice and Choice in Book Clubs and Reading Groups by Harvey Daniels (2002)
"And our students might have spent much more time with real nonfiction texts—biographies, ... Yes, reading circles can definitely work for nonfiction text. ..."

4. Practical Ideas for Teaching Writing As a Process by Carol B. Olson (1996)
"Using Fictional Techniques for nonfiction Writing By Ruby Bernstein English Teacher, Northgate High School, Mt. Diablo Unified School District; ..."

5. Reading with Meaning: Teaching Comprehension in the Primary Grades by Debbie Miller (2002)
"Modeling Differences Between Fiction and nonfiction I begin by holding up a copy of Grandfather's Journey by Allen Say. "What type of text do you predict ..."

6. Read It Again!: Revisiting Shared Reading by Brenda Parkes (2000)
"... APPENDIX BS nonfiction Series everal nonfiction series are published by various firms. Publishers' addresses and lists of their series follow. ..."

7. Still Learning to Read: Teaching Students in Grades 3-6 by Franki Sibberson, Karen Szymusiak (2003)
"They brainstormed a list of problems with the nonfiction books in the class library, made the following recommendations for reorganizing the books, ..."

8. The Home-Based Bookstore: Start Your Own Business Selling Used Books on by Steve Weber (2005)
"Some nonfiction books have particularly low appeal in ... Don't bother with World War I. Like fiction, certain nonfiction categories must be very current to ..."

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