These easy-reading chapter books offer accessible, high-interest fiction paired with informational text to smooth the transition from narrative to expository text. The sophisticated look and highly appealing, grade-appropriate topics are perfect for students in grades 2 to 6. 56 pages.
Short chapters, carefully chosen vocabulary, and close text/illustration matches support struggling readers.
Curricular-aligned topics teach important content while developing Common Core content-area literacy skills.
Fiction captures interest and engages students, creating active readers.
Informational text features support content-area literacy
—historical photographs and illustrations
—heads and subheads
—glossary and index
All the resources and reproducibles you need to teach Common Core comprehension and vocabulary skills for each individual book—skill practice, strategy practice and instruction, and formative and summative assessment.
Common Core skills alignment
objective tests to help you assess vocabulary and literal and inferential comprehension
before-, during-, and after-reading strategies
strategies for ESL learners
take-home activities and parent letter (English and Spanish)
Includes 1 softcover copy of each title.
Includes 1 Teacher ToolKit CD for each title.
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The American Revolution
Animal Adventures: In the Air
Animal Adventures: In the Water
Animal Adventures: On the Land
The Civil War
Toys and Hobbies
Kooties Club Mysteries
Settling the West
The guided reading levels have been assigned using the guidelines identified in GUIDED READING and MATCHING BOOKS TO READERS by Irene C. Fountas and Gay Su Pinnell (Heinemann).