Nonfiction Readers: Early Fluent Kit

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  • Grade: 2
  • Guided Reading Level: I-K
  • Interest Level: 1-4
  • Item: TCM15314
  • ISBN: 9781433343148
  • Language: English, Spanish
Description
Easily correlate to common content-area topics with these engaging books. Familiar themes and vocabulary combined with more complex text and supporting graphics will interest virtually any reader.

Early Fluent kit includes:
  • Books - 15 titles, 6 copies each, 24-28 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
$629.99/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: Early Fluent Kit

Books - 15 titles, 6 copies each plus lesson plan

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.

  • A Visit to a Car Factory 6-Pack

    A Visit to a Car Factory 6-Pack

    Level: 2.0

    $36.99

    Grade: 2

    Item Number: 14832


    Learn the many steps that must be followed to make a car! With vibrant, detailed photos, informational text, and a chart to show steps of the assembly line, even the most reluctant reader will want to learn more about this fascinating factory!

  • A Visit to a Farm 6-Pack

    A Visit to a Farm 6-Pack

    Level: 2.0

    $36.99

    Grade: 2

    Item Number: 14833


    Learn about various technological innovations that have occurred throughout history and what could be possible in the future! In this Spanish title, readers will learn about inventions such as holograms, 3D printing, bionic body parts, and more!

  • A Visit to a Marine Base 6-Pack

    A Visit to a Marine Base 6-Pack

    Level: 2.0

    $36.99

    Grade: 2

    Item Number: 14834


    Learn what it's like to live and work on a marine base! In this engaging nonfiction reader, children can discover everything about living on a base--from living in the barracks to how Marines keep in touch with their loved ones.

  • Next Stop: Mexico 6-Pack

    Next Stop: Mexico 6-Pack

    Level: 2.1

    $36.99

    Grade: 2

    Item Number: 14835


    Welcome to Mexico! From the various animals to the warm desert, readers are invited to explore all aspects of this beautiful country in this delightful nonfiction title.

  • Next Stop: Canada 6-Pack

    Next Stop: Canada 6-Pack

    Level: 2.1

    $36.99

    Grade: 2

    Item Number: 14836


    Welcome to Canada! From its majestic mountains to its exciting sports, readers are invited to explore what makes Canada so special in this exciting nonfiction title!

  • Next Stop: The Caribbean 6-Pack

    Next Stop: The Caribbean 6-Pack

    Level: 2.1

    $36.99

    Grade: 2

    Item Number: 14837


    Welcome to the Caribbean! Readers are invited along to learn about a tropical paradise in this nonfiction reader that features vibrant, colorful photos, informational text, charts, and maps.

  • Earthquakes! 6-Pack

    Earthquakes! 6-Pack

    Level: 2.2

    $36.99

    Grade: 2

    Item Number: 14838


    Early elementary readers find out what causes earthquakes and what to do to stay safe if one occurs in this helpful nonfiction reader. This book keeps children engaged and fascinated at the same time!

  • Tornadoes and Hurricanes! 6-Pack

    Tornadoes and Hurricanes! 6-Pack

    Level: 2.2

    $36.99

    Grade: 2

    Item Number: 14839


    In this enthralling nonfiction reader that features informational text, vivid photos, stimulating facts, and colorful diagrams, readers will learn all about tornadoes and hurricanes--from how they are formed to where are they are most common.

  • Volcanoes! 6-Pack

    Volcanoes! 6-Pack

    Level: 2.2

    $36.99

    Grade: 2

    Item Number: 14840


    Explore how volcanoes are formed and what causes an eruption in this engaging and fascinating nonfiction reader. This fascinating title engages readers in the scientific and natural causes behind volcanoes and their eruptions.

  • Eagles Up Close 6-Pack

    Eagles Up Close 6-Pack

    Level: 2.3

    $36.99

    Grade: 2

    Item Number: 14841


    Did you know that there are 59 different kinds of eagles in the world? Early readers will learn about many of these birds of prey in this appealing nonfiction title.

  • Horses Up Close 6-Pack

    Horses Up Close 6-Pack

    Level: 2.3

    $36.99

    Grade: 2

    Item Number: 14842


    There are seven million horses in the United States! Early readers will learn all about horses and stallions in this appealing nonfiction title that features vibrant photos, captivating facts, and simple, informative text.

  • Snakes Up Close 6-Pack

    Snakes Up Close 6-Pack

    Level: 2.3

    $36.99

    Grade: 2

    Item Number: 14843


    Do you think a snake would make a good pet? This fact-filled title uses bright, vivid images in conjunction with descriptive and informative language to let readers decide if they think a these cold-blooded reptiles would make good pets.

  • Craft It: Hand-Blown Glass 6-Pack

    Craft It: Hand-Blown Glass 6-Pack

    Level: 2.4

    $36.99

    Grade: 2

    Item Number: 14844


    The art of glass blowing has been around for over 4,000 years! Readers explore the history of blown glass, the tools and equipment that is used, and how it is still practiced today in this engaging nonfiction reader.

  • Build It: Skyscrapers 6-Pack

    Build It: Skyscrapers 6-Pack

    Level: 2.4

    $36.99

    Grade: 2

    Item Number: 14845


    Early readers will be engaged as they find out how a skyscraper is built and what goes inside when it's completed. This nonfiction title features detailed, vibrant images, helpful definitions and diagrams, and simple, informational text.

  • Make It: Chocolate 6-Pack

    Make It: Chocolate 6-Pack

    Level: 2.4

    $36.99

    Grade: 2

    Item Number: 14846


    Whether it's in cake, pudding, cookies, or ice cream, chocolate is found in many different foods and styles of cooking! Early readers explore the history of chocolate and how it's made in this captivating nonfiction reader.

  • Nonfiction Readers: Early Fluent  Add-on Pack

    Nonfiction Readers: Early Fluent Add-on Pack

    Level:

    $79.99

    Grade: 2

    Item Number: 15375


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

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: a) activating prior knowledge; b) drawing inferences; c) questioning; d) synthesizing information; e) determining importance; and f) visualizing; monitoring comprehension. Each lesson is organized in a consistent format for ease of use. Advanced through Challenging Plus Teacher's Guide lessons focus on two of the following nonfiction skills or strategies: a) establishing a purpose; b) monitoring reading; c) using prior knowledge; d) summarizing and paraphrasing; e) previewing; f) using mental images; g) understanding text structure; and h) 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. Great 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