Rooted in Reading August is here and jam-packed full of great resources for your students! In August your students will go back to school with a bang through reading quality literature and completing engaging activities in reading, writing, and grammar. This unit has fun and engaging activities that are appropriate for 2nd grade and most 3rd grade students!
***This will NOT be separated into individual units. This will only be available for purchase as Rooted in Reading August.***
**Rooted in Reading units will NOT be bundled until all units are complete**
**We will have a Rooted in Reading September. If you don't go back to school in August, we just suggest looking at both August and September and choosing which skills or books you would like to use at the beginning of the year. This pack fits perfectly for back to school!
The books you will need for this unit are:
A Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon
Sheila Rae the Brave by Kevin Henkes
Chester’s Way by Kevin Henkes
The Invisible Boy by Trudy Ludwig
Edward the Emu by Sheena Knowles
***FOUR original nonfiction readers are included: Germs, Germs Go Away, Excellent Emus, Kevin Henkes, An Original Class Book***
Here’s what is included for each book:
-Detailed weekly lesson plans for the read-aloud, comprehension skills, vocabulary focus, and grammar.
-Objectives aligned with Common Core and TEKS
-Comprehension Questioning Cards for each book that help guide classroom discussions
-Focus Charts for comprehension and grammar skills
-Anchor Chart Ideas for each book
-Comprehension Flip Flaps to respond to reading in interactive notebooks
Comprehension Skills in this unit: Summarizing with Somebody Wanted But So, Making Predictions, Comparing Books by the Same Author, Making Connections
-Original Nonfiction Reading Passage
-Original Fiction Reading Passage
-Vocabulary Cards with Definitions
-Directed Drawings (Crayon Friend, Camilla Cream, Chester, Emu)
-Crafts with Writing (Brian from the Invisible Boy, Medicine Bottle, Back to School Craft for Classroom Pledge, Crayon Friend, Sheila Rae)
-Grammar Activities (ABC Order, Complete and Incomplete Sentences, Sentence Capitalization and Punctuation, Compound Words)
This unit was made by Katie King and Amy Lemons!
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