Nonfiction Readers: Advanced Kit

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  • Grade: 4
  • Guided Reading Level: Q-R
  • Interest Level: 3-6
  • Item: TCM15674
  • ISBN: 9781433346743
  • Language: English
Description
Engage independent readers with high-interest topics that provide opportunities for analyzing complex nonfiction text. Each book features sophisticated graphics, builds vocabulary, and sharpens critical thinking skills.

Advanced kit includes:
  • Books - 15 titles, 6 copies each, 48 pages per book in print and digital formats
  • Teacher's Guide with lesson plans for each book
  • Assessment Guide in print and digital formats that include placement tests and formative and summative assessments
  • Home-School Connections
  • Interactiv-eBooks
  • Audio recordings of books to model fluent reading
$879.99/ea

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Components

Series highlights include:

  • Books - 15 titles, 6 copies each, 12-64 pages per book in print and digital formats
  • Teacher's Guide with easy-to-implement lesson plans for each book
  • Assessment Guide in print and digital formats that include placement tests and formative and summative assessments
  • Home-School Connections
  • Interactiv-eBooks with three activities per book (one for word work, one for comprehension, and one for writing)
  • Audio Recordings of books to model fluent reading
Nonfiction Readers: Advanced Kit

Books - 15 titles, 6 copies each plus lesson plans

Each leveled reader motivates students to want to read with high-interest content and engaging illustrations and photographs. The authentic reading experiences help students develop vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency skills.

Survival! Desert 6-Pack

Survival! Desert 6-Pack

Level: 4.0

$50.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15841


Imagine being lost and stranded in the desert. Would you know what to do to survive? This useful nonfiction title explains the important skills needed to survive in the desert.

Survival! Ocean 6-Pack

Survival! Ocean 6-Pack

Level: 4.0

$50.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15842


What do you do if you find yourself stranded at sea? This useful nonfiction book gives readers the information they need in order to survive at sea. Readers will learn everything they need in order to survive.

Survival! Jungle 6-Pack

Survival! Jungle 6-Pack

Level: 4.0

$50.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15843


Do you know the important skills it takes to survive in the jungle? Learn about them in this useful nonfiction reader. This title will have readers feeling aware and prepared!

Bug Builders 6-Pack

Bug Builders 6-Pack

Level: 4.1

$50.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15844


Enter the world of bug builders! Bugs can build structures that are as complex as the ones that we build! Readers will learn about the amazing things tiny creatures such as silkworms and beetles can build in this inviting nonfiction title.

Animal Architects 6-Pack

Animal Architects 6-Pack

Level: 4.1

$50.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15845


From hermit crabs that make a home out of anything they can find to tiny termites that build tall towers, animals of all kinds are architects! Readers will learn about these animal architects and the things they build for habitation and camouflage.

Wild Cities 6-Pack

Wild Cities 6-Pack

Level: 4.1

$50.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15846


Featuring detailed photos and images, fascinating facts, and a helpful index and glossary for reference, readers will learn about the way animals of all kinds work together in cities of their very own.

Survival! Desert 6-Pack

Survival! Ocean 6-Pack

Survival! Jungle 6-Pack

Bug Builders 6-Pack

Animal Architects 6-Pack

Wild Cities 6-Pack

Level: 4.0

$50.99

Level: 4.0

$50.99

Level: 4.0

$50.99

Level: 4.1

$50.99

Level: 4.1

$50.99

Level: 4.1

$50.99

Item Number: 15841

Item Number: 15842

Item Number: 15843

Item Number: 15844

Item Number: 15845

Item Number: 15846

In the Game: An Athlete's Life 6-Pack

In the Game: An Athlete's Life 6-Pack

Level: 4.2

$50.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15847


Do you have what it takes to be an athlete? Readers learn about the hard work and dedication that athletes of all levels go through to be healthy and successful.

On the Scene: A CSI's Life 6-Pack

On the Scene: A CSI's Life 6-Pack

Level: 4.2

$50.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15848


Come find out what professional crime scene investigators do to solve a crime in this nonfiction book! With detailed images and fascinating facts, readers learn about forensic science, criminal investigative evidence, and crime scene searches.

Behind the Canvas: An Artist's Life 6-Pack

Behind the Canvas: An Artist's Life 6-Pack

Level: 4.2

$50.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15849


Step inside a studio and learn what it takes to be an artist! This nonfiction title engages readers through stimulating facts and vivid images and diagrams in conjunction with a brief background on well-known art movements.

Unsolved! Mysterious Events 6-Pack

Unsolved! Mysterious Events 6-Pack

Level: 4.3

$50.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15850


Mysterious events occur all over the world. Readers will learn about these strange phenomena and more curiosities like ESP and crop circles in this baffling and fascinating nonfiction reader.

Unsolved! Mysterious Places 6-Pack

Unsolved! Mysterious Places 6-Pack

Level: 4.3

$50.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15851


From Stonehenge to the Bermuda Triangle, there are many places on Earth that remain a mystery to scientists! Readers will discover these curious places--and more!--as they move through this fascinating nonfiction title.

Unsolved! History's Mysteries 6-Pack

Unsolved! History's Mysteries 6-Pack

Level: 4.3

$50.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15852


History is full of unsolved crimes, mysterious disappearances, and strange sightings. Readers will discover some well-known mysteries in history--including Amelia Earhart, Big Foot, and the Salem Witch Trials--in this fascinating nonfiction book.

In the Game: An Athlete's Life 6-Pack

On the Scene: A CSI's Life 6-Pack

Behind the Canvas: An Artist's Life 6-Pack

Unsolved! Mysterious Events 6-Pack

Unsolved! Mysterious Places 6-Pack

Unsolved! History's Mysteries 6-Pack

Level: 4.2

$50.99

Level: 4.2

$50.99

Level: 4.2

$50.99

Level: 4.3

$50.99

Level: 4.3

$50.99

Level: 4.3

$50.99

Item Number: 15847

Item Number: 15848

Item Number: 15849

Item Number: 15850

Item Number: 15851

Item Number: 15852

Defying Gravity! Rock Climbing 6-Pack

Defying Gravity! Rock Climbing 6-Pack

Level: 4.4

$50.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15853


Using their hands, feet, and determination, rock climbers defy gravity and conquer amazing challenges! Readers will learn about the important aspects a rock climber must go through to prepare for a climb.

Hang Ten! Surfing 6-Pack

Hang Ten! Surfing 6-Pack

Level: 4.4

$50.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15854


Find out what surfers need to know to have fun and stay safe in the water in this engaging nonfiction reader! Invite readers to learn about the history of surfing, surfing culture, what equipment is needed, and more!

Final Lap! Go-Kart Racing 6-Pack

Final Lap! Go-Kart Racing 6-Pack

Level: 4.4

$50.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15855


Beginning readers learn to recognize shapes such as circles, squares, and rectangles in this Spanish-translated nonfiction title that features simple text and bright, vivid images.

Nonfiction Readers: Advanced  Add-on Pack

Nonfiction Readers: Advanced Add-on Pack

Level: 4.0-4.4

$120.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15856


Add additional copies of Advanced Nonfiction Readers to your classroom library with this add-on pack that includes one of each book from the complete kit (set of 15).

Defying Gravity! Rock Climbing 6-Pack

Hang Ten! Surfing 6-Pack

Final Lap! Go-Kart Racing 6-Pack

Nonfiction Readers: Advanced Add-on Pack

Level: 4.4

$50.99

Level: 4.4

$50.99

Level: 4.4

$50.99

Level: 4.0-4.4

$120.99

Item Number: 15853

Item Number: 15854

Item Number: 15855

Item Number: 15856

Teacher's Guide

Provide teachers with the tools they need to do their jobs more effectively with easy-to-use, standards-based lesson plans. Each lesson is organized in a consistent format for ease of use. Emergent through Fluent Plus Teacher's Guide lessons focus on two of the following key nonfiction skills or strategies:

  • Activating prior knowledge
  • Drawing inferences
  • Questioning
  • Synthesizing information
  • Determining importance
  • Visualizing and monitoring comprehension

Advanced through Challenging Plus Teacher's Guide lessons focus on two of the following nonfiction skills or strategies:

  • Establishing a purpose
  • Monitoring reading
  • Using prior knowledge
  • Summarizing and paraphrasing
  • Previewing
  • Using mental images
  • Understanding text structure
  • Predicting

Each trio of readers is accompanied by a variety of texts such as primary sources, articles, poems, and other text types.

Teacher's Guide

Assessment Guide

Each Assessment Guide in this series includes research about assessments, how to use the assessments provided with the product, a series Placement Test in digital format, an oral reading record and multiple choice questions for each book, references cited, and an answer key for the lessons.

Assessment Guide

Interactiv-eBooks

Integrate technology into literacy instruction and prepare students for a more technologically advanced world through Interactiv-eBooks provided in each Nonfiction Readers kit.

Enhance instruction through meaningful tools for interacting with the text. For assessing students' fluency and comprehension, teachers can use the Interactiv-eBooks to prompt questions within the text through digital sticky notes, as well as encourage students to record themselves reading with the record tool to practice fluent reading.

Interactiv-eBooks can be used in a group, paired, or individual setting. Interactiv-eBooks are available as a Single Classroom License in each Nonfiction Readers kit, but can be ordered as School Site Licenses as well.

Audio Recordings

Professional recordings of books and poems model fluent reading.

Home-School Connections

Encourage parents and families to extend their child's reading development and build literacy skills at home with the Parent Tips booklet provided digitally within each Nonfiction Readers kit.

Filled with tips to help develop reading skills at home, teachers can easily print and share the document with parents and caregivers to use with their children. In addition to informational texts found at home, digital versions of each book in the kit can also be printed and replicated for students to take home.

Home-School Connections