{Literacy All Year} Reading / Fluency Passages with Coordinating Writing and Art

{Literacy All Year} Reading / Fluency Passages with Coordi
{Literacy All Year} Reading / Fluency Passages with Coordi
{Literacy All Year} Reading / Fluency Passages with Coordi
{Literacy All Year} Reading / Fluency Passages with Coordi
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Common Core Standards
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Your students will learn to read and write like a scientist and a historian during this outstanding Common Core Made Easy unit.This download contains everything you need to address: The three text types of the Common Core writing, the informational reading that supports it, fluency passages, fluency charts, and the art that makes school fun! In about 5 minutes a day, I fit in fluency instruction, reading practice, and Science/ Social Studies. This is huge since we all know there are not enough teaching minutes in a day.I have also provided a Social Studies quiz or Science quiz for each passage Dec-June so you and I have lots of grades in our grade books! The quizzes are designed in true Common Core format with multiple correct answers, sequencing, free response, and labeling. Each week includes Social Studies or Science themed passages, a matching writing prompt, and art project. The writing prompt includes pre-writing “Process of Thinking Maps”that help children process their thinking and successfully and easily get their ideas on paper. All reading passages are available in 3 formats so that you can use them as your weekly fluency passage and homework if you wish. Your heart and your grade book are going to be full!

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Fall Bundled Unit -16 Weeks
Winter Bundled Unit -16 Weeks
Spring Bundled Units- 12 weeks
Comprehension and Fluency 101
Intervention Unit- 8 weeks

Why my students adore me and fluency
The art is my key to student buy-in. My students love the high interest passages anyway, but when they see the art, they go bonkers with anticipation of effort.My students are hungry to learn and score very high on district ELA Assessments! This unit is why.

Table of Contents:
Each unit listed has:
1. a passage with and without numbers
2. an art unit
3. a coordinating writing unit:
>thinking maps,
>a quick write with topic sentence and sense of closure
>various forms of lined paper

August:
A Cat Can
We Go to Bed
It is Hot
Tim Needs a Hug

September:
We Love to Eat
Apple Tree Poem
Making Applesauce
Johnny Appleseed

October
In School We Have
Spiders
Christopher Columbus
Pumpkins Grow

November:
I Can Tell That it is Fall
Long Ago and Now
Time to be Thankful (Thankful heart- not limited to the American Thanksgiving)
Making Pumpkin Pie

December
Is a Reindeer a Mammal?
All About Trains-Polar Express
How To Make Cocoa –

January
Why Do They Hibernate?
The Life of Martin Luther King Jr.
The Life of Rosa Parks
What is Ground Hog Day?

February
What is Chinese New Year
I Know How to Care For My Teeth
The Life of George Washington
The Life of Abe Lincoln

Bonus Activity
Comparing Lincoln and Washington Opinion Writing Piece

March
“March Comes In Like a Lion and Out Like a Lamb”
Solid, Liquid, Gas
Rainbows, Gold, and Leprechauns
Making Shamrock Shakes

April Fluency
Proud as a Peacock
Planet Protectors
How Tweet it Is
Little Ladybugs

May Fluency
Busy Bees
Little Cupcakes
Seeds, Sprouts, and Flowers
Memorial Day/ Remembrance Day

June CCSS "How To" Text Unit
How to Make Lemonade
How to Make S'mores
How to Make Play Dough
How to Make Dirt in a Cup

Passages have been written to be VERY readable for your first graders with teacher support. This is not independent reading, rather it is fitting the Common Core Shared Reading and Informational Text Research piece.

The large unit is available in this one easy download or can be purchased separately. Buying the bundle is a choice to save big$$$.

To Preview Each Unit (52 weeks) Click below:

Fall Bundled Unit -16 Weeks

Winter Bundled Unit -16 Weeks

Spring Bundled Units- 12 weeks

Intervention Unit- 8 weeks

Comprehension 101- Ten Proven Strategies to Teach Reading Comprehension and Fluency

My students read the passage with me every morning for 2 minutes. They also read them with buddies in class, and as homework. As time provides we use the reading games included in this unit. The games can be used with any and all of the passages!

Passages have been written to be VERY readable for your first graders with teacher support. In the fall using a pocket chart paired with the provided shared reading cards is very smart teaching. These passages are not independent reading, rather it is fitting the Common Core Shared Reading and Informational Text Research piece.

This Unit Contains
-52 Science and Social Studies Reading Passages
-52 Process of Thinking Maps
-52 Quick Writes
-52 Writing Tasks (informational, opinion, and narrative)
-28 Quizzes Dec-June
-44 Coordinating Art Projects for all units except intervention
-44 Bulletin board lettering phrases to match the art
-Intervention Packet to help your low first and second graders
-Comprehension 101* with proven strategies to teach reading

*Comprehension 101 is a top selling TpT item, was featured in the newsletter highlighting reading strategies. Comprehension 101 has sold nearly 2,000 copies. It's the real deal, and will help you get results, raise test scores, and includes games and strategies to make reading delightful for you and your students!
Total Pages
1000+
Answer Key
N/A
Teaching Duration
1 Year

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{Literacy All Year} Reading / Fluency Passages with Coordi
{Literacy All Year} Reading / Fluency Passages with Coordi
{Literacy All Year} Reading / Fluency Passages with Coordi
{Literacy All Year} Reading / Fluency Passages with Coordi