This unit on the water cycle is a week long unit. It includes balanced literacy (shared reading and interactive read aloud). The shared reading is read aloud as a group each day and there are activities that are listed for each day. The book for interactive read aloud is read all week and broken up into different parts with different skills and strategies. The unit includes stop and jot, turn and talk, higher order questions to ask, writing pieces, vocabulary, diagrams and much more.