This bundle include the following lessons:
1. Good readers will retell the story by considering the title and events that connect back to the title.
2. Good readers will retell the story by thinking of the problem, how it gets worse and how it gets solved.
3. Good readers will summarize the story by thinking of what the character wants and important events that connect back to what the character wants.
4. Good readers will visualize the story setting by paying attention to first words of the chapter and studying a picture.
5. Good readers will analyze the story setting by asking "What impact does the setting have on the story?"
6. Good readers will analyze characters by studying how they feel/think/act.
7. Good readers will identify a character trait by studying character’s behavior (actions). 8. Good readers will identify point of view by paying attention to dialogue tags and pronouns (he, she, I, me etc).
9. Good readers will compare and contrast main characters by assigning characters categories.
10. Good readers will explain character motivations by paying close attention to their actions.
11. Good readers can identify character traits by paying attention to the way character thinks/acts.
12. Good readers will develop a theory about their character by grouping all the small ideas about that character.
13. Good readers will identify a theme in a story by thinking about the big idea in the story.
14. Good readers will identify a lesson learned by paying attention to the many traits of the character.
15. Good readers will identify a lesson learned by carefully studying the narrator/character’s final words.
16. Good readers will analyze themes by asking questions.
17. Good readers will identify a lesson learned by paying attention to the change in the character throughout the story.
18. Good readers will summarize non-fiction text by studying the title, subtitles, and details.
19. Good readers can identify main idea by using boxes and bullets.
20. Good readers can identify main idea by studying the text features.
21. Good readers will identify main idea by stopping after each paragraph, jotting down information, and putting it all together.
22. Good readers will identify main idea by thinking of a topic and stating what it is about.
23. Good readers will keep track of the reading by rereading the part of text and considering what was confusing about it.
24. Good readers will retell nonfiction text by reading the part of text, covering that part, and saying that part in their own words.
25. Good readers will summarize historical nonfiction text by studying an event and jotting down a few key words that relate to an event.
26. Good readers will figure out unknown words in the nonfiction text by studying glossary.
27. Good readers will learn more about the topic by carefully studying text features.
28. Good readers will figure out unknown words by studying different word parts.
Lessons list examples of mentor texts, as well as charts and artifacts. You may choose to buy mentor texts from any store. You can also create charts yourself or you can buy them in my store. I hope you will love teaching these lessons when you pull your small groups!