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Building a Reading Life - Lucy Calkins Reading -ALL SESSIONS - PDF Version

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Building a Reading Life - ALL SESSIONS - PDF Version

READY TO TEACH - Just open it up and start to teach!

Building a Reading Life - Calkins Reading - 17 sessions - PDF version (there is a SMART Notebook version available). This bundle includes ALL sessions that have a mini-lesson - 17 in all. (Session 12 is a "Teacher Letter" session and Session 19 is a "Celebration" session, so they are not included).

NOTE: This unit follows the Building a Reading Life unit written by Lucy Calkins and the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (TCRWP). There are some deviations from what the books says and those detours are noted in the beginning of each lesson. However, the foundation of the teaching points and most of the other elements of each session remain intact.

NOTE: While this unit is “ready to teach”, it cannot be taught without first purchasing the unit and utilizing its extensive notes, essays, and digital resources. It is meant to be a supplement to - not a replacement for - Lucy’s unit. In developing this unit for my classroom, I wanted something that I could use that would give a visual representation of Lucy’s lessons, be easy enough that a sub could teach it, and give my hearing-impaired and visual learners a way to learn.

NOTE: This unit is for teachers who do not have access to SMART Notebook. If you can’t open the preview file, you won’t be able to use this version. HOWEVER - there is a SMART Notebook version that has been asked for and I have made available. Just search for the same title and you’ll see the SMART Notebook version, too. I have priced both the same - even though the PDF version is not editable. I spent the same amount of time creating both versions and, in fact, had to go through an extra step to create the PDF.

NOTE: The preview file and thumbnails only represent a few of the slides from one of the sessions. Each session has the full range of slides. These are only meant to show you the quality of the product you will purchase.

This is the complete bundle of all the PDF's of the SMART Board presentations - from Lesson 1 through Lesson 19 (see below).This bundle includes ALL sessions that have a mini-lesson - 17 in all. (Session 12 is a "Teacher Letter" session and Session 19 is a "Celebration" session, so they are not included).

Session 1 - Building a Powerful Reading Life
Session 2 - Reading as if Books are Gold
Session 3 - Finding Within Reach Books, and Reading Tons of Them
Session 4 - Setting Goals and Tracking Progress
Session 5 - Setting Up Systems to find and Share Books
Session 6 - Reading in the Company of Partners
Session 7 - Readers Check for Comprehension
Session 8 - Follow Textual Clues as You Read: Shift between Envisioning and Assembling Facts
Session 9 - Prediction
Session 10 - Making Higher-Level Predictions
Session 11 - Retelling Stories
Session 12 - NOT INCLUDED - "Teacher Letter" session - no mini-lesson
Session 13 - Tackling Complex Texts Takes Grit
Session 14 - Figuring Out Hard Words
Session 15 - Using Textual Clues to Figure Out the meaning of Unfamiliar Words
Session 16 - Making Sense of Figurative Language
Session 17 - Talking Back to the Text
Session 18 - Raising the Level of Questions to Unearth Deeper Meaning: Considering Author's Purpose


NOTE: There are many Calkins units of studies that I have created in the same format for Reading and Writing for 3rd and 5th grade (the grades I have taught): These units are either available now or will be by August 15, 2016: Make sure to “follow” me and I will be sending out updates as more become available. But check back often, too, as sellers are only able to send out updates to buyers once a month.

The lessons follow the Workshop structure of Connection, Teaching Point, Teaching, Active Engagement, Independent Work, and Share. Each of these sections have a different background color and are identified on most slides in the upper right portion of the slide.

Because many of the components are visual and the verbiage is written on the screen, this is ideal for classrooms with hearing impaired or deaf students. Interpreters will be grateful because they can point to the the words and get a break from signing.

NOTE: The preview and thumbnails are just a FEW slides from one session of this unit, but all the files follow the same format with Connection, Teaching, Active Engagement, Link, MidWorkshop Teaching Point, and Share.

Comments and questions are always appreciated.

OTHER UNITS I HAVE AVAILABLE (just click on the link!):

3rd Grade Reading
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Building a Reading Life - click here to go to the SMART Notebook file.

Building a Reading Life - click here to go to the PDF file (for non-SMART users).

Reading to Learn - Grasping Main Ideas and Text Structures - click here to go to the SMART Notebook file.

Reading to Learn - Grasping Main Ideas and Text Structures - click here to go to the PDF file (for non-SMART users). NOTE: There are 2 PDF files for this unit. Each is priced half of the whole unit. You will need to buy both to have all the sessions.

Character Studies - click here to go to the SMART Notebook file.

Character Studies - click here to go to the PDF file (for non-SMART users).

Research Clubs: Elephants, Penguins, and Frogs, Oh My! - click here to go to the SMART Notebook file.

Research Clubs: Elephants, Penguins, and Frogs, Oh My! - click here to go to the PDF file (for non-SMART users). NOTE: There are 2 PDF files for this unit. Each is priced half of the whole unit. You will need to buy both to have all the sessions.

Informational Reading (not Calkins nor TCRWP) - click here to go to the SMART Notebook file.

Informational Reading (not Calkins nor TCRWP) - click here to go to the PDF file (for non-SMART users).

Poetry Reading and Writing (This does NOT follow any Lucy Calkins list of lessons - my kids needed more structure) - click here to go to the SMART Notebook file.

Poetry Reading and Writing (This does NOT follow any Lucy Calkins list of lessons - my kids needed more structure) - click here to go to the PDF file (for non-SMART users)

3rd Grade Writing
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Once Upon a Time - Adapting Fairy Tales - click here to go to the SMART Notebook file.

Once Upon a Time - Adapting Fairy Tales - click here to go to the PDF file (for non-SMART users).

Crafting True Stories - Personal Narratives - click here to go to the SMART Notebook file.

Crafting True Stories - Personal Narratives - click here to go to the PDF file (for non-SMART users).

Informational Writing (this does NOT follow Lucy’s “The Art of Information Writing” exactly) - click here to go to the SMART Notebook file.

Informational Writing (this does NOT follow Lucy’s “The Art of Information Writing” exactly) - click here to go to the PDF file (for non-SMART users).

Opinion Writing - Persuasive Speeches, Letters, and Essays - (This does NOT follow the “Changing the World” list of lessons by Lucy Calkins) - click here to go to the SMART Notebook file.

Opinion Writing - Persuasive Speeches, Letters, and Essays - (This does NOT follow the “Changing the World” list of lessons by Lucy Calkins) - click here to go to the PDF file (for non-SMART users).

Poetry Reading and Writing (This does NOT follow any Lucy Calkins list of lessons - my kids needed more structure) - click here to go to the SMART Notebook file.

Poetry Reading and Writing (This does NOT follow any Lucy Calkins list of lessons - my kids needed more structure) - click here to go to the PDF file (for non-SMART users)

3rd Grade Math
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Everyday Math 4 - EM4 - Grade 3 - Open and Teach! - SMART Board files - click here to go to the first of two files you would need to purchase for all the units.

5th Grade Reading
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Social Issues Book Clubs - click here to go to the SMART Notebook file.

Social Issues Book Clubs - click here to go to the PDF file (for non-SMART users).

NonFiction Research Projects - click here to go to the SMART Notebook file.

NonFiction Research Projects - click here to go to the PDF file (for non-SMART users).

Agency and Independence - - Launching Reading with Experienced Readers - click here to go to the SMART Notebook file.

Agency and Independence - - Launching Reading with Experienced Readers - click here to go to the PDF file (for non-SMART users).

WILL NOT BE PUBLISHING: Following Characters Into Meaning

5th Grade Writing
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Middle School Science
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Basic Astronomy - 6 weeks - for the first PDF in the series (non-SMART users)

Basic Astronomy - 6 weeks - for the first SMART Notebook in the series
Total Pages
>300
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Month

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Building a Reading Life - Lucy Calkins Reading  -ALL SESSI
Building a Reading Life - Lucy Calkins Reading  -ALL SESSI
Building a Reading Life - Lucy Calkins Reading  -ALL SESSI
Building a Reading Life - Lucy Calkins Reading  -ALL SESSI