"Wonder" Common Core Close Reading Unit

"Wonder" Common Core Close Reading Unit
"Wonder" Common Core Close Reading Unit
"Wonder" Common Core Close Reading Unit
"Wonder" Common Core Close Reading Unit
"Wonder" Common Core Close Reading Unit
"Wonder" Common Core Close Reading Unit
"Wonder" Common Core Close Reading Unit
"Wonder" Common Core Close Reading Unit
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This unit has everything you need for a well-balanced reading unit that incorporates close reading and reading workshop! Included in the unit are detailed lesson plans for an engaging five and a half week unit that covers fifteen of the Common Core Standards for Literature in 4th, 5th, and 6th grades.

Each lesson begins with the read aloud of the book Wonder by R.J. Palacio. Your read aloud becomes a powerful focus of the unit as stopping points for each day are in place with thinking for you to model that focuses on the various common core standards. Your students will hear your thoughts as you model making inferences, figuring out the meaning of words and figurative language, analyzing characters, determining theme, quoting text to support your thinking, and so much more!

In the shared reading portion, students will closely read short stories by Cynthia Rylant practicing those same skills that you just modeled for them during the read aloud. Since all of the students are reading the same text, you are able to guide their learning, and the students are able to learn more easily from their peers.

During reading workshop, students get the opportunity to practice the skills independently with books at their own level.

Also included in this bundle are 19 learning target mini posters (11 x 17), a 22-page student packet, and a five-page unit assessment and key. The only other materials you will need are one copy of each of the following books: Wonder by R.J. Palacio, Every Living Thing by Cynthia Rylant, and Stories for the Season by Cynthia Rylant.

For a free sample of two days of lesson plans and the corresponding student packet pages, click on the link below:
"Wonder" Common Core Close Reading Unit-Free Sample

Copyright 2016 Stephanie Rye - Forever in Fifth Grade

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