Looking for powerful reading tools that can take your guided reading lessons beyond your wildest dreams? Proven effective and loved my young readers, this approach to teaching beginning reading skills will provide you with the most powerful lessons that truly work. With 28 years of teaching experience this reading specialist was fed up with the ever-changing curriculum thrown at students. It inspired the creation of a reading strategy program that remains consistent no matter what the curricular changes or demands may be.
Let’s face it, reading is rocket science, but not in the true sense. Getting to know your students’ needs, grouping them with students that foster these needs, and providing them with consistent tools and strategies they can relate to and actually become attached to, is what makes the difference between memorizing how to read and growing into a confident and independent reader.
This 1st unit in the Guided Reading Strategies and Tools That Work! series starts at the beginning with a comprehensive deep into using picture and text clues with our friend Eagle Eye! The Beanie Baby strategies have been around for some time now and many students and teachers are seeing the benefits of connecting a strategy to these beloved animals. This program takes the Beanie Baby strategies a bit deeper allowing students to connect much needed reading strategies to even deeper decoding and comprehending skills.
Included in the packet you will get:
**** An Animated Video Introduction complete with Eagle Eye explaining the strategy. I worked with an animation artist to create this adorable video your students will love!*****
*10 Eagle Eye Strategies with complete lessons:
-Turn the Binoculars
-Notice How the Book Looks
-Examine the Text to Read Fluently
-Observe the Characters to Sound Like Them
-Observe the Characters to Know Them
-Skim to Retell
-Scan to Find Answers
*Parent Letter Introducing the Strategy
*At Home Strategy Practice Journal
*6 Eagle Eye Tools
-Eagle Eye Glasses
-Finding Patterns Bookmarks
-I Notice Notepads
***11 Specifically designed and written leveled readers to teach each of the strategies with**** (Levels A-D)
***A fun interactive game called Eagle Eye Roll and Readl***
The Guided Reading Tools and Strategies program will help you develop young readers that feel confident and successful for years to come!
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Guided Reading Tools and Strategies That Work: Eagle Eye Edition