These plans are for use with the Journeys reading series lesson 3 anchor text: Dogs leveled readers: Hamsters Make Great Pets TL I; Cats TL L; and Talking with Birds TL L.
Skills covered are: author's purpose, fluency phrasing reminding scholars to pause after punctuation, and comparison. These are 5 day plans for your guided reading groups using these little books. There are discussion questions for each day with suggestions for oral answers and written answers in their reading journal. There is a place for daily anecdotal notes.
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