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This product includes 21 read alouds over quality texts geared toward third and fourth grades. These read alouds were designed to correspond to 20 mini lessons that make up my Fantasy Genre Unit (BUNDLE), but can be used without the lessons as well.
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20 Short Read Alouds
Each read aloud sheet contains more information than can be covered in a single read aloud. Simply highlight your instructional goals and the corresponding discussion questions--it's that easy! The read alouds cover 5 sub-genres of fantasy: folktales, fairy tales, fables, myths, and modern fantasy. View the preview (above) to see a list of individual titles.
Each read aloud sheet contains the following:
1 Extended Read Aloud
Also included is chapter-by-chapter discussion questions over an example of modern fantasy, Mr. Popper's Penguins. This can be read slowly throughout the unit. Two corresponding graphic organizers are also included for this reading.
Quick Guide to Genre Study
The product includes a quick guide to genre study. The guide explains how genre can be used to logically frame your reading curriculum over the course of a year. For a more in-depth look at genre study, check out this extensive guide.
Save Money & Purchase as a BUNDLE! (INCLUDES CORRESPONDING READ ALOUDS)
The bundle includes everything in this product along with 21 corresponding read alouds.
These lessons build on the knowledge and information found in my first genre unit over realistic fiction.
Do these lessons look too easy?
Preview my Fantasy Unit for Grades 5-6.
The Full Fiction Genre Study Series:
The fiction segment of this series includes three units. Non-fiction units are forthcoming.
Realistic Fiction Genre Unit (grades 3-4)
Realistic Fiction Genre Unit (grades 5-6)
Historical Fiction Genre Unit (grades 3-4)
Historical Fiction Genre Unit (grades 5-6)
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