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Reading Workshop: Reading is Thinking (Unit 2)

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Reading Workshop: Reading is Thinking (Unit 2)- Do you already have reading workshop implemented in your primary classroom? If so, then this unit will help you kick your reading workshop up to the next level by teaching your readers metacognition strategies.

This 160 page file has everything you need to effectively teach your students to THINK as they READ, using an independent reading workshop approach.

There are 34 mini-lessons that are included in this file, which focus on encouraging your readers to THINK as they READ and using comprehension based reading strategies.

Mini-lessons include:
***Detailed lesson plans
***Colorful posters for you to print for your anchor charts
***Reproducibles for your students – this includes graphic organizers and printables for your readers to glue in their reader’s notebooks

During this unit, readers will learn :
-Readers kick off new unit with a celebration- making thinking hats to remind your students that READING is THINKING
-Readers will have the opportunity to wear their new hats as they interview staff members about their reading interests and behaviors
-Readers complete reading survey about their reading interests and behaviors
-Readers define the meaning of metacognition
-Readers model the act of metacognition
-Readers demonstrate the use of comprehension based reading strategies
-Readers feel different emotions as they read and monitor their emotions
-Readers meet with the teacher for a conference and discuss strengths, areas for improvement and goals
-Readers sequence and retell a story
-Readers identify and infer character traits
-Readers make connections
-Readers visualize
-Readers identify the main message of the text
-Readers identify cause and effect relationships
-Readers identify how and why a character changes
-Readers identify the author’s purpose
-Readers identify the point of view with textual evidence
-Readers identify facts/opinions about a topic
-Readers identify the main idea and supporting details
-Readers ask and answer questions
-Readers identify important ideas
-Readers identify features of non-fiction text

***** Important- Please Read *****

This unit is ASLO part of a reading workshop BUNDLE. If you are interested in purchasing this file as part of the BUNDLE, please view the bundle, or each individual files listed below.

Reading Workshop BUNDLE

Reading Workshop Bundle!

Unit 1, Implementing Reading Workshop in your Primary Classroom
Implementing Reading Workshop in Your Primary Classroom

Unit 2, Reading Workshop: Reading is Thinking

Unit 3, Mentor Text: A Bad Case of Stripes
A Bad Case of Stripes

Unit 4, Mentor Text: Gingerbread Man Loose in the School
Gingerbread Man Loose in the School

Unit 5, Non-Fiction Text Features- Just added on 1- 24-16

The benefit of buying the bundle is that you save BIG! Not only do you get a discounted price because you are buying more, but the price of the bundle will rise as I add the next unit.

email me if you have any questions, PRIOR to purchasing

Thank you so much!
Melissa :)
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