This PPT contains "Foucs Boards," or "Concept Boards" for each story in unit three of the Reading Street 2013 Common Core Edition. The focus boards contain a place for your students to respond to the weekly discussion question using words or pictures, as well as a spot to formatively assess every targeted skill for the week. Print each focus board as a two-sided handout and the students can write on the focus board, and review learning targets daily throughout the week that each story is taught. I project the focus board on my Smartboard daily so that we can add to the concept map during daily whole group instruction. I also use the focus boards to formatively assess the students' knowledge of targeted skills much like you would use a flash-back or exit slip.