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Reading Workshop: Investigating Characters - Unit 3 {Common Core Aligned}

Grade Levels
1st - 2nd
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124 pages
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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 3

Are your students ready to dive into the minds of the characters they are reading about? This 2nd grade reading unit of study, "Investigating The Minds Of Characters: Reader's Workshop, Unit 3," will help you teach your students to do just that! Your readers will learn all about how to make and revise predictions, walk in the shoes of characters while making meaningful connections (text-to-self, text-to-text, and text-to-world connections), and how to decipher what information is relevant and important with regards to characters. They will learn tons of strategies for digging deeper into the minds of characters!

This bundle includes all the materials you will need for the Reader's Workshop in your classroom. 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. Bookmark 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, teaching your students ways to improve themselves as readers will be easy and organized for all of you!

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
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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
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