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Reading Workshop: Constructing Our Reading Lives - Unit 1 {Common Core Aligned}

Grade Levels
1st - 2nd
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  1. Due to popular demand, we now have our first Second Grade Reading Units of Study Mega Bundle!! Included in this bundle are all of our 2nd grade reading units of study: Units 1 through 6. Each unit pack will save you tons of time preparing lessons, handouts, and classroom activities! Our lessons
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Second Grade Reading Unit of Study: Unit 1

Unsure of how to launch a Reader's Workshop in your classroom? This 2nd grade reading unit of study, "Constructing Our Reading Lives: Reader's Workshop Unit 1," is a great way to help you start the Reader's Workshop! In this unit, you will be guided through the entire process with all the materials you will need for the Reader's Workshop in your classroom. For classes that already have implemented Reader's Workshops, but are preparing for new classes this year, this pack will save you tons of time preparing lessons, handouts, and classroom activities. These lessons are aligned with Common Core State Standards for second grade.

This complete bundle includes:

1. Letter to parents and caregivers to introduce the unit

2. Background information for how to run Reader's Workshops

3. Monthly overview of the unit

4. Introductory letters previewing each week to help you prepare and to let you know which Common Core State Standards you will be targeting each week

5. 20 detailed, scripted daily lesson plans, with all of the components of each mini-lesson provided

6. Large, colorful classroom anchor charts

7. Small printable anchor chart handouts for students

8. Suggested mentor texts to accompany reading mini-lessons

9. Bookmarks and other handouts for students

10. Reading log templates

11. Conferencing sheets

12. Rubric to complete the unit

13. Final project

With this unit pack, launching Reader's Workshop will be easy and organized for you and your students!

You also might be interested in our 2nd Grade Readers Workshop MEGA Bundle: Units 1-6!

Be sure to check out all of our Reading Units of Study:

Unit 1: Constructing Our Reading Lives

Unit 2: Flexing Our Reading Muscles

Unit 3: Investigating the Minds of Characters

Unit 4: Navigating Through Nonfiction

Unit 5: Revving Up For Series Reading

Unit 6: Diving Deeper Into Nonfiction

Here are our units of study focused on amazing authors and texts:

Ezra Jack Keats: Reader's and Writer's Workshop Author Series

Nancy Carlson: Reader's and Writer's Workshop Author Series

The Polar Express: A Reading and Writing Unit of Study

Here are our units of study focused on Targeted Reading Skills:

Fables and Folktales [Central Message and Story Elements] Reading Unit of Study

Little Red Riding Hood [Point of View] Reading Unit of Study

Polar Animals [Text Features in Nonfiction Texts] Reading Unit of Study

Presidents of America [Main Idea & Key Details] Reading Unit of Study

The Human Body [Comparing & Contrasting Texts] Reading Unit of Study

Total Pages
94 pages
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