BATS! Guided Reading Non-fiction Beginning Readers target key sight and high frequency words. Each Non-fiction bat reader has interactive activities. All readers come with both a colored photograph version and a black and white version with clipart. Each Handy Dandy Reader has a Teacher Resource informational page for building background knowledge about bats. There are additional printables in B/W. The Non-Fiction Titles are listed below with their topic and an example of a sentence from each reader:
* What Do Bats Have? (ears & wings)
Example: Some bats have little ears.
* Hanging Bats! (bats hanging from different places)
Example: Three bats are hanging in a tree.
* Where Can a Bat Live? (bat homes)
Example: A bat can live in a cave. A bat can live in a tree.
* Look! Flying Bats! (bats flying to different places )
Example: Look! This bat is flying to get a bug.
Students will learn numerous facts about bats when reading these informational texts. The books will fit in with any bat unit and be ones that your students will want to read over and over again! These are excellent motivators for young readers!
The Handy Dandy Non-fiction Beginning Readers have:
*Strong picture support
*Limited text on a page
*Wider spacing between the words
These Handy Dandy Beginning Non-Fiction Readers have extension activities for students to practice language patterns, sight words, and vocabulary. A Reading Strategy Chart packet has been included (C & B/W).
Some Common Core Connections include:
*RL.K.1 With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
*RL.K.10 Actively engage in group reading activities with purpose and understanding
*RF.K.1 Demonstrate understanding of the organization and basic features of print.
*RF.K.3c Read common high-frequency words by sight (e.g., the, of, to, you, she, my, is, are, do, does).
*RF.K.4 Read emergent-reader texts with purpose and understanding.
The ZIP file includes: (This may take up to 10 minutes to download due to all the informational photographs included!)
*A Teacher Resource book loaded with photos and facts about bats! These pages will help to build background knowledge for the students before each read!
*Sight Word/High Use Word charts (C & B/W)
*Bat Body Chart (C & B/W)
*Reading Strategies Chart (C & B/W)
* Beginning Non-Fiction Readers (4 topics - Color Photos & B/W with clipart))
*Practice Word Lists
*Writing papers for student writing
*Book Covers for mini-book or large book
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