Whether you are looking for January reading homework packets or seasonal reading selections, this text includes tools for powerful teaching. Four texts are included:
-"Winter Is" is a poem that highlights some of the less than exciting aspects of winter.
-"Blizzard Warning" is an informational text that uses the cause and effect text structure.
-"Happy Australia Day!" is an informational text about Australia Day, celebrated on January 26.
-"Fairy Bread" is a procedural text that tells how to make a simple Australian treat.
Each text includes:
-A homework "cover sheet" with a weekly assignment
-Vocabulary flashcards, definitions, tasks, and a quiz
-"Focus on Complex Text"--a classwork page to help students focus on an aspect of complex text
-Open-ended response, along with a modified writing frame
-Rubric for the open-ended response
Other monthly packets:
September Reading Homework
October Reading Homework
November Reading Homework
December Reading Homework
January Reading Homework
February Reading Homework
March Reading Homework
April Reading Homework
May Reading Homework