Detective Max Learner helps you teach the Common Core State Standards for reading literature and informational text by capturing the attention and imagination of your grade K-3 students! Here’s how it works:
1. “Hire” Detective Max Learner!
• Choose your own “Detective Max Learner” plush
• Pose Detective Max with his special letter of introduction (included in this packet) at your gathering spot. “Discover” your new guest and share Max’s letter. Students will be excited to “help” Max Learner “solve the mysteries inside of books”!
2. Get Max Learner’s Text Dependent Questions for the read-aloud books you want to teach. Our Text Dependent Questions (TDQs) have been skillfully composed for many popular K-3 read-alouds. Each set of questions guides students to the heart of the book where the central message lives. Teaching reading standards with our kid-tested, teacher-approved TDQs is a joy!