Getting Started in Reader's Workshop - A Unit of Study {Common Core Aligned}

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Getting Started in Reader's Workshop - A Unit of Study {Common Core Aligned}

Whether you're a new or seasoned teacher, this unit will help jump-start your reader's workshop at the beginning of the school.

Setting clear and specific reading and behavior expectations and procedures will help your reader's workshop run like clock-work all year long!

Through clear teacher lesson plans, video tutorials, and more, this unit will help you walk your students through the format of reader's workshop, what to expect, how to organize their reading materials and much more!

The following topics are covered in this unit:
1) What is Reader's Workshop? (introduces the format)
2) Using A Reader's Notebook (materials included)
3) Choosing "Just Right" Books
4) Setting Reading Goals
5) Exploring Reading Genres
6) Taking Care of Yourself During Reader's Workshop
7) Partner Reading - Expectations and Procedures
8) Making Reading Responses
9) Thinking About Reading
10) An Intro to Word Attack Strategies (5 lesson total)
11) An Intro to Reading Comprehension Strategies

There are a total of 15 lesson plans, however, some lessons are designed to take more than one day. The unit will take approx. 1 month to complete and gives your students a complete run-down (with LOTS of practice) on how to be successful in reader's workshop. There are also options to add in your own lessons should you need to cover a topic or lesson that is specific to your school/district's requirements.

Student Resources Included:
Reading survey
Reader's notebook materials (over 25 pages!)
Student bookmark with a reminder of what a "Just Right" book is
Activity sheet for finding "just right" books
Activity sheet for learning about reading genres
Reference sheet on reading genres
Reference sheet on word attack strategies
Reference sheet on comprehension strategies
Comprehension learning cards (for independent practice)

Teacher Resources Included:
Teachers guide to reader's workshop
Unit lesson plans (CCSS aligned for grades 2-5)
70+ anchor slides (provided in PPT, PDF, and PNG image files)
40+ bulletin board set
Reading conference forms
Student reading progress trackers
Small group lesson planning templates
Observation forms
List of suggested mentor texts to use during mini-lessons
3 video tutorials

In all, you will be receiving over 230 pages, anchor slides, bulletin board pieces, student activity sheets, reader's notebook materials and more!

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Getting Started in Reader's Workshop - A Unit of Study {Co
Getting Started in Reader's Workshop - A Unit of Study {Co
Getting Started in Reader's Workshop - A Unit of Study {Co
Getting Started in Reader's Workshop - A Unit of Study {Co