This nonfiction reading packet supplements Scholastic's Smart Words Reader: BIRDS by Christine A. Caputo. This packet is intended for small group instruction but could also be used in cooperative learning groups. Included are 10 days of engaging literacy activities. Pre- and Post-Assessments are included (with Answer Key). This nonfiction reading packet aides in fostering deep discussions, higher level thinking skills, and close reading.
**Includes Literature Circle Task Cards and Directions**