This 131 page product is jammed-packed with lessons for your read aloud or shared reading block. This month's focus is summarizing, synthesis, who is telling the story, and determining importance in nonfiction and fiction. Determining importance in nonfiction assessment rubric for teachers and students are included.
EVERYTHING you need is included!
This month's books are:
Don't Squeal Unless It's a Big Deal by Jeanie Franz Ransom
The Very Hungry Caterpillar by Eric Carle
The Little Mouse, the Red Ripe Strawberry, and the Big Hungry Bear by Don and Audrey Wood
Gaston by Kelly DiPucchio
Red, A Crayon's Story by Michael Hall
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 unit's focus is Determining Importance in nonfiction, which will be assessed this month. Students also compare and contrast similar books, discuss the author's purpose, determine importance, synthesize, summarize, visualize, 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:
The Life Cycle of a Butterfly
Reading Strategies/Comprehension Strategies Addressed:
Making Predictions before, after and during reading, Inferring, Fiction vs. Nonfiction, Eagle Eye, Lips the Fish, Stretchy Snake, Chunky Monkey, Skippy Frog, Flippy Dolphin, Elephant Ears, Dot the Giraffe, Tryin' Lion, and Jumpy Kangaroo strategies, Identifying Characters, Connections, Comparing and Contrasting books and characters, Retell, Determining Importance in Fiction and Nonfiction, and Visualization, Synthesis, and Summarizing. The character education focus is telling vs. tattling.
This all-encompassing unit will quickly become one of your favorites!
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