Nonfiction Readers: Advanced Plus Kit

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  • Grade: 4
  • Guided Reading Level: R-S
  • Interest Level: 3-6
  • Item: TCM15675
  • ISBN: 9781433346750
  • Language: English, Spanish
Description
Encourage students to become passionate readers with interactive books that align with the latest standards. Unforgettable photographs and sophisticated graphics engage students. Fresh, informative, fascinating text keeps students reading.

Advanced Plus 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
$799.99/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 Plus 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.

Straight Talk: The Truth About Food 6-Pack

Straight Talk: The Truth About Food 6-Pack

Level: 4.5

$45.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15880


Encourage readers to discover which foods are healthy for them and how to make the best food choices with this nonfiction title. Readers are introduced to main food groups, proteins, carbohydrates, recommended daily amounts, food allergies, and more!

Straight Talk: Smoking 6-Pack

Straight Talk: Smoking 6-Pack

Level: 4.5

$45.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15881


Inform readers of the dangers of smoking with this fact-filled nonfiction title. Readers are given the tools and information to educate themselves about smoking, tobacco, addiction, and the health problems that smoking can cause.

Straight Talk: Drugs and Alcohol 6-Pack

Straight Talk: Drugs and Alcohol 6-Pack

Level: 4.5

$45.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15882


Give readers helpful information about the dangers of drugs and alcohol in this nonfiction book. Readers are given the tools and information they need to educate themselves about addiction, drug abuse, how to say no to peer pressure, and more!

Strange but True: Gross Anatomy 6-Pack

Strange but True: Gross Anatomy 6-Pack

Level: 4.6

$45.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15883


Find out the truth about our bodies and learn exactly what makes us human in this nonfiction reader! Readers will learn all about gross anatomy, some of the amazing things our bodies can do, and how it performs day-to-day activities.

Strange but True: Bizarre Animals 6-Pack

Strange but True: Bizarre Animals 6-Pack

Level: 4.6

$45.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15884


Blobfish, pangolin, and flower mantis are just a few of the names of the bizarre bugs and animals that readers will learn about in this fascinating nonfiction title.

Strange but True: Tiny Creatures 6-Pack

Strange but True: Tiny Creatures 6-Pack

Level: 4.6

$45.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15885


Readers will learn about arachnids, insects, arthropods, and even parasites in this fascinating nonfiction reader. This book will have children eager to learn more about these tiny creatures and the big impact they have on human life!

Straight Talk: The Truth About Food 6-Pack

Straight Talk: Smoking 6-Pack

Straight Talk: Drugs and Alcohol 6-Pack

Strange but True: Gross Anatomy 6-Pack

Strange but True: Bizarre Animals 6-Pack

Strange but True: Tiny Creatures 6-Pack

Level: 4.5

$45.99

Level: 4.5

$45.99

Level: 4.5

$45.99

Level: 4.6

$45.99

Level: 4.6

$45.99

Level: 4.6

$45.99

Item Number: 15880

Item Number: 15881

Item Number: 15882

Item Number: 15883

Item Number: 15884

Item Number: 15885

Helen Keller: A New Vision 6-Pack

Helen Keller: A New Vision 6-Pack

Level: 4.7

$45.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15886


Learn about the incredible journey of Helen Keller, her undeniable determination as a young deaf and blind girl, and how her teacher, Anne Sullivan, helped her to read, write, speak, and graduate from college.

Nelson Mandela: Leading the Way 6-Pack

Nelson Mandela: Leading the Way 6-Pack

Level: 4.7

$45.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15887


Nelson Mandela fought against apartheid to create a new world for South Africa. Learn about his fight for peace and equality and how he used peaceful protests to make his way from a political prisoner to the first South African President of Africa.

Anne Frank: A Light in the Dark 6-Pack

Anne Frank: A Light in the Dark 6-Pack

Level: 4.7

$45.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15888


Anne Frank's diary has become one of the most widely read books in the world. In this nonfiction title, readers will learn about Anne as she went into hiding from the Nazi Party and found hope in every situation.

Hand to Heart: Improving Communities 6-Pack

Hand to Heart: Improving Communities 6-Pack

Level: 4.8

$45.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15889


Introduce readers to the various ways they can participate in volunteerism with this nonfiction title. Readers will discover different charities and programs, including The Salvation Army, Habitat for Humanity, and Doctors Without Borders, and more!

Hand to Paw: Protecting Animals 6-Pack

Hand to Paw: Protecting Animals 6-Pack

Level: 4.8

$45.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15890


This nonfiction book highlights different programs and organizations that work to protect animals, animal habitats, and endangered species. This book features a list of helpful and useful websites to encourage readers to take part in animal activism.

Hand to Earth: Saving the Environment 6-Pack

Hand to Earth: Saving the Environment 6-Pack

Level: 4.8

$45.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15891


Help readers make a difference by encouraging them to learn about the various ways the environment needs our help and the things they can do to reduce their carbon footprint. Readers will learn about the effects of pollution, fossil fuels, and more!

Helen Keller: A New Vision 6-Pack

Nelson Mandela: Leading the Way 6-Pack

Anne Frank: A Light in the Dark 6-Pack

Hand to Heart: Improving Communities 6-Pack

Hand to Paw: Protecting Animals 6-Pack

Hand to Earth: Saving the Environment 6-Pack

Level: 4.7

$45.99

Level: 4.7

$45.99

Level: 4.7

$45.99

Level: 4.8

$45.99

Level: 4.8

$45.99

Level: 4.8

$45.99

Item Number: 15886

Item Number: 15887

Item Number: 15888

Item Number: 15889

Item Number: 15890

Item Number: 15891

Technology: Feats and Failures 6-Pack

Technology: Feats and Failures 6-Pack

Level: 4.9

$45.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15892


Learn about some of the biggest technological feats and failures in human history in this fascinating nonfiction title that allows readers to discover some of the technological innovations that have made life easier.

Physical: Feats and Failures 6-Pack

Physical: Feats and Failures 6-Pack

Level: 4.9

$45.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15893


Readers will learn about some of the most amazing physical feats in history in this inspiring nonfiction title. Learn about sports records, daredevils like Evel Knievel, and the incredible determination that athletes have.

Engineering: Feats and Failures 6-Pack

Engineering: Feats and Failures 6-Pack

Level: 4.9

$45.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15894


Engineers have built some incredible things. But with every new feat, there is failure. Readers will learn about engineering feats and failures like the Titanic, the Hindenberg, the Hoover Dam, and more in this engaging nonfiction title.

Nonfiction Readers: Advanced Plus  Add-on Pack

Nonfiction Readers: Advanced Plus Add-on Pack

Level: 4.5-4.9

$109.99

Grade: 4

Item Number: 15895


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

Technology: Feats and Failures 6-Pack

Physical: Feats and Failures 6-Pack

Engineering: Feats and Failures 6-Pack

Nonfiction Readers: Advanced Plus Add-on Pack

Level: 4.9

$45.99

Level: 4.9

$45.99

Level: 4.9

$45.99

Level: 4.5-4.9

$109.99

Item Number: 15892

Item Number: 15893

Item Number: 15894

Item Number: 15895

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