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  1. Apr 2016
    1. hen writing the fictionalized bio graphies and diaries is often provided. Children could check the sources to determine if the author has included real letters, dialogue, or opinions. E

      When authors include real letters, dialogue, or opinions in a biography students become more engaged and want to continue reading on to get to those best parts. I remember when I was younger and I read a biography on the Titanic and my favorite parts were the real letters and dialogue because it brings the book to life.

    2. The readers must decide whether the bias on an issue is held by the individual under study or by the author.

      This can often be a tough choice to make and affect the readers opinions.

    3. hile children can check reference books for dates, places, and names, they should be on the outlook for other factors when reading fictional biographies and diaries of real people.

      I agree with this because children should be given the options of looking for other factors and references of real people in biographies, instead of just the basics like dates.This would give them the chance to do more independent research.

    4. For instance, in social stud ies, students may be able to pick out facts (names, places, events), but they often overlook the deeper aspects of such information

      I can relate to this because when I was in elementary school, social studies was one of my weaker areas. I found myself knowing the names, events, and places but failed to recall the facts and details of each.