This 119 page product is jammed-packed with lessons for Reader's Workshop or literacy block. This month's focus is author's purpose and determining importance in nonfiction and fiction. Determining importance in fiction assessment rubric for teachers and students are included.
EVERYTHING you need is included!
This month's books are:
Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena
Knuffle Bunny by Mo Willems
Frog and Toad are Friends by Arnold Lobel
Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney
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 Determining Importance in fiction, which will be assessed the 4th week. Students also compare and contrast similar books, discuss the author's purpose, determine importance, learn about paraphrasing, 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:
How Plants Grow
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. The character education focus is volunteering.
This all-encompassing unit will quickly become one of your favorites!
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