This 118 page product is jammed-packed with lessons for Reader's Workshop or literacy block. This month's focus is character traits and determining importance in nonfiction and fiction. Character traits assessment rubric for teachers and students are included.
EVERYTHING you need is included!
This month's books are:
Little Polar Bear and Little Polar Bear, Take Me Home! by Hans de Beer
The Leprechauns Gold by Pamela Duncan Edwards
Jamie O'Rourke and the Big Potato by Tomie de Paola
The Invisible Boy by Trudy Ledwig
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 Character Traits which will be assessed the 4th week. Students also compare and contrast similar books, author's purpose, determining 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:
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, and Jumpy Kangaroo strategies, Identifying Characters, Connections, Comparing and Contrasting books and characters, Retell, Determining Importance in Fiction and Nonfiction, and Visualization, which is assessed. The character education focus is empathy.
This all-encompassing unit will quickly become one of your favorites!
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