Currently there is a standard to teach paired reading texts as part of common core. What better way to teach these skills than with historical fiction!
This ready to use resource includes 17 topics that directly align with topics mentioned and referenced in One Crazy Summer, the multi-award-winning novel by Rita Williams-Garcia.
Skills Practiced: make connections between two texts, key details, quote from text, cite text evidence any many more...
Teacher Tips: use for mini lessons about paired texts
read informational text aloud to students
perfect use for small groups
use for independent practice
One Crazy Summer Book Details: Scholastic Book Wizard 3 to 5
Guided Reading Level W
Lexile level 750L
Accelerated Reader 4.6