INDEPENDENT READING VALUE BUNDLE - SKILL BUILDER + MENU PROJECT

INDEPENDENT READING VALUE BUNDLE - SKILL BUILDER + MENU PROJECT
INDEPENDENT READING VALUE BUNDLE - SKILL BUILDER + MENU PROJECT
INDEPENDENT READING VALUE BUNDLE - SKILL BUILDER + MENU PROJECT
INDEPENDENT READING VALUE BUNDLE - SKILL BUILDER + MENU PROJECT
INDEPENDENT READING VALUE BUNDLE - SKILL BUILDER + MENU PROJECT
INDEPENDENT READING VALUE BUNDLE - SKILL BUILDER + MENU PROJECT
INDEPENDENT READING VALUE BUNDLE - SKILL BUILDER + MENU PROJECT
INDEPENDENT READING VALUE BUNDLE - SKILL BUILDER + MENU PROJECT
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Thanks for trying our INDEPENDENT READING VALUE BUNDLE! ❤️

This is our ⭐complete package⭐ of rigorous resources building reading skills across the Middle Years. 

We used the activities you are about to purchase in two main ways: 

❶ as a Skill Builder set of activities allowing students to practice the skills of effective readers. across a term or semester 

❷ as a stand-alone two-week summative assessment in the form a Menu Project, a fun and innovative alternative to the outdated book report.

Both sets work with any novel and are differentiated to meet the needs of diverse learners. 

More detail on each product is available below to help you decide whether you want to purchase both❤, one☺ or none☹

INDEPENDENT READING SKILL BUILDER 
✓ a complete reading skills program for the Middle Years
✓ 30+ differentiated activities designed on evidence-based research into reading skills
✓ works with ANY choice of novel
customizable to suit your needs 
     ❍ run as a daily activity after silent reading
     ❍ focus on a particular skill weekly
     ❍ address gaps or weaknesses by focussing on a particular skill
✓ includes marking rubric if used as a folio assessment
✓ covers the following skills
   ➀ PRE-READING to contextualize the novel and make predictions
   ➁ CHECKING FOR UNDERSTANDING to build key novel-specific vocabulary
   ➂ PREDICTING to encourage active reading and student buy-in
   ➃ QUESTIONING to facilitate understanding of author’s intent and characters’ motivation
   ➄ SUMMARIZING to enhance close-reading and narrative sequencing skills
   ➅ VISUALIZING to create student ‘mental maps’ of story locations and events
   ➆ REFLECTING on the novel as a whole

Also included are four wild card activities ♠♥♣♦, which push students into Bloom’s higher-order thinking skills with rich modern tasks such as:
   ✆ profiling a character by imagining the call history, web history and top playlists on their LOST PHONE
   ☆ summarizing and visualizing a character’s previous 24 hours in the form of a SNAPCHAT STORY
 
The Independent Reading Skill Builder is packed with everything you need for a term, semester or year-long reading course. The best part is the activities can be recycled and reused for years, so it’s a great investment! ♺


INDEPENDENT READING MENU PROJECT 
✓ a summative assessment in the form of a choice-based menu project
✓ modern, research-based alternative to the dull book report
students choose preferred activities from a 'menu' of 15 diverse, rich and engaging activities
marking rubric included
✓ assessment builds towards a choice of three guided and scaffolded 'main courses' responding to chosen novel, including: 
   ➀ transformative creative writing based on the novel
   ➁ a critical review of the novel 
   ➂ a persuasive speech based on a prompt from the novel

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Total Pages
119 pages
Answer Key
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Teaching Duration
Lifelong tool
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