INFORMATIONAL READING: Main Ideas and much more! - 16 sessions - PDF Version

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Informational Reading: Main Ideas, Supporting Details, Text Structures, Text Features, and MORE! - COMPLETE BUNDLE - 16 sessions - 3rd - 5th Grade - PDF version (there is a SMART Notebook version available).

NOTE: Most of my bundles are supplements to Lucy Calkins and the work by the Teacher’s Reading and Writing Project (TCRWP). This is not - this is a result of my recognizing the basic nonfiction work that my kids were missing. HOWEVER, you’ll find that the lessons follow the Workshop format of Connection Teaching Point, Teaching, Active Engagement, Link, and Independent Work. Most lessons do not have a Share element.

NOTE: This version 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 Files of the SMART Board presentations - from Lesson 1 through Lesson 16 (see below).

Session 1 - Text Features Part I
Session 2 - Text Features Part II
Session 3 - Using Text Features
Session 4 - Finding Informational Texts that Interest Me
Session 5 - Main Idea and Key Details
Session 6 - Text Structures
Session 7 - Text Features Revisited
Session 8 - Compare and Contrast New Learning to What I Already Know
Session 9 - Making Inferences from the Text
Session 10 - New Vocabulary Strategies
Session 11 - Notice How Details Support a Main Idea
Session 12 - Notice the Flow Between Subtopics
Session 13 - Types of Introductions
Session 14 - Using Detail to Determine the Main Idea
Session 15 - Noticing How Authors Conclude a Piece
Session 16 - Asking and Answering Questions of a Text


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
>250
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Month

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INFORMATIONAL READING: Main Ideas and much more!  - 16 ses
INFORMATIONAL READING: Main Ideas and much more!  - 16 ses
INFORMATIONAL READING: Main Ideas and much more!  - 16 ses
INFORMATIONAL READING: Main Ideas and much more!  - 16 ses