This 139 page product is jammed-packed with lessons for your read aloud or shared reading block. This month's focus is visualization, inferences, decoding strategies, nonfiction reading, vocabulary, and writing for first grade. An assessment rubric for teachers and students for Mental Images is included.
EVERYTHING you need is included!
This month's books are:
Squirrel's New Year's Resolution by Pat Miller
Snowmen at Night by Caralyn Buehner
This is Not My Hat by Jon Klassen
Recess at 20 Below by Cindy Aillaud
There are four weeks worth of lesson plans! The lesson plans were carefully crafted to include objectives, reading strategies, vocabulary, comprehension strategies for fiction and nonfiction, craftivities, and anchor charts. This month's focus is visualization, which will be assessed the 3rd week. Students also compare and contrast similar books, practice retell, make connections and inferences.
Original nonfiction and fiction texts are included with this unit. The nonfiction texts include stunning photographs and nonfiction text features such as labels, captions, titles, maps, diagrams, table of contents, etc.
Here are the titles:
Alaska, The Last Frontier
Reading Strategies/Comprehension Strategies Addressed:
Making Predictions before, after and during reading, Asking Questions, Inferring, Fiction vs. Nonfiction, Eagle Eye, Lips the Fish, Stretchy Snake, Chunky Monkey, Skippy Frog, Flippy Dolphin, and Dot the Giraffe strategy, Identifying Characters, Connections, Comparing and Contrasting books, Retell, and Visualization, which is assessed. There are fun, hands-on activities such as Inference Bags and What is in My Teacher's Bag to held students learn how to infer. The character education focus is making resolutions, which is primarily recognizing strengths and areas to get better.
This all-encompassing unit will quickly become one of your favorites!
As always, please ask questions before purchasing. Thank you so much!♥
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