Nonfiction Readers: Fluent Kit

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  • Grade: 3
  • Guided Reading Level: M-O
  • Interest Level: 2-5
  • Item: TCM15352
  • ISBN: 9781433343520
  • Language: English, Spanish
Description
Integrate content-area topics into your literacy lessons with vibrant books that appeal to older students needing high-interest/lower-readability text. The features of these books reflect upper-level subject-specific texts.

Fluent kit includes:
  • Books - 15 titles, 6 copies each, 28-32 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
$699.99/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: Fluent 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.

A Day in the Life of a Cowhand 6-Pack

A Day in the Life of a Cowhand 6-Pack

Level: 3.0

$39.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14862


Grab your cowboy hat and saddle up! Early elementary readers learn about all the responsibilities it takes to be a cowhand and ranch hand as they move through this captivating nonfiction title.

A Day in the Life of a Ballet Dancer 6-Pack

A Day in the Life of a Ballet Dancer 6-Pack

Level: 3.0

$39.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14863


Leap into the world of a ballet dancer! In this engaging nonfiction book, readers learn about the history of this art form as well as what a ballet dancer does to get ready for a performance.

A Day in the Life of a Firefighter 6-Pack

A Day in the Life of a Firefighter 6-Pack

Level: 3.0

$39.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14864


Hop on that big red truck for a real adventure! Being a firefighter takes a lot of hard work. Early elementary readers learn about the important responsibilities it takes to be a firefighter--from the fire equipment to living in the fire station.

Markets Around the World 6-Pack

Markets Around the World 6-Pack

Level: 3.1

$39.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14865


From Asia to Africa, people buy and sell goods all over the world! Learn what various types of foods and goods are sold in markets from all around the globe in this fascinating nonfiction reader.

Games Around the World 6-Pack

Games Around the World 6-Pack

Level: 3.1

$39.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14866


Have you ever heard of The Excited Burro or Ringel Ringel? These are games that children play in other countries. Children play different games in different parts of the world, but they all have fun!

School Around the World 6-Pack

School Around the World 6-Pack

Level: 3.1

$39.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14867


Find out how school is the same--and different--in countries all over the world in this fascinating nonfiction title. Readers will learn about the way students learn in other countries, from homeschooling to trade schools.

A Day in the Life of a Cowhand 6-Pack

A Day in the Life of a Ballet Dancer 6-Pack

A Day in the Life of a Firefighter 6-Pack

Markets Around the World 6-Pack

Games Around the World 6-Pack

School Around the World 6-Pack

Level: 3.0

$39.99

Level: 3.0

$39.99

Level: 3.0

$39.99

Level: 3.1

$39.99

Level: 3.1

$39.99

Level: 3.1

$39.99

Item Number: 14862

Item Number: 14863

Item Number: 14864

Item Number: 14865

Item Number: 14866

Item Number: 14867

Take Off! All About Airplanes 6-Pack

Take Off! All About Airplanes 6-Pack

Level: 3.2

$39.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14868


In this exciting and engaging nonfiction book, readers learn about the Wright Brothers, the history of aviation, how air travel has changed the way people work and live, and the important parts that make the plane fly!

All Aboard! How Trains Work 6-Pack

All Aboard! How Trains Work 6-Pack

Level: 3.2

$39.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14869


Climb aboard for a journey into the world of trains! In this nonfiction title, readers learn about the history of trains, the different uses for them, and the different types and parts including freight cars, passenger cars, and the caboose.

Zoom! How Cars Move 6-Pack

Zoom! How Cars Move 6-Pack

Level: 3.2

$39.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14870


Let's take a spin in the fascinating world of cars! In this engaging nonfiction title, readers learn about cars of all kinds--from the Model T roadster to electronic cars. Readers will want to learn everything they can about cars!

Mammal Mania 6-Pack

Mammal Mania 6-Pack

Level: 3.3

$39.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14871


Discover the world of mammals in this delightful nonfiction title! Readers will learn all about different mammals--from primates to marsupials, and rabbits to whales, even omnivores and herbivores.

Slithering Reptiles and Amphibians 6-Pack

Slithering Reptiles and Amphibians 6-Pack

Level: 3.3

$39.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14872


Take a journey into the wild world of reptiles and amphibians! Readers will learn about crocodiles, lizards, snakes, tortoises, and salamanders. Readers will be sure to be enthralled as they move through this engaging book.

Incredible Invertebrates 6-Pack

Incredible Invertebrates 6-Pack

Level: 3.3

$39.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14873


Did you know that most animals in the world don't have backbones? Learn more about invertebrates in this engaging nonfiction book. Readers will learn all about mollusks, arthropods, arachnids, and crustaceans.

Take Off! All About Airplanes 6-Pack

All Aboard! How Trains Work 6-Pack

Zoom! How Cars Move 6-Pack

Mammal Mania 6-Pack

Slithering Reptiles and Amphibians 6-Pack

Incredible Invertebrates 6-Pack

Level: 3.2

$39.99

Level: 3.2

$39.99

Level: 3.2

$39.99

Level: 3.3

$39.99

Level: 3.3

$39.99

Level: 3.3

$39.99

Item Number: 14868

Item Number: 14869

Item Number: 14870

Item Number: 14871

Item Number: 14872

Item Number: 14873

Backstage Pass: Fashion 6-Pack

Backstage Pass: Fashion 6-Pack

Level: 3.4

$39.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14874


Learn how a designer's sketch becomes the fashion we wear and how a designer uses math and geometry to make their designs successful in this fashion-filled book! Readers learn all about the different aspects of the fashion industry.

Big Digs: Construction Site 6-Pack

Big Digs: Construction Site 6-Pack

Level: 3.4

$39.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14875


How do architects and contractors use math and geometry to help build a house? Readers will find out in this engaging nonfiction book that will familiarize children with construction, construction equipment and materials, and blueprints.

Sweet: Inside a Bakery 6-Pack

Sweet: Inside a Bakery 6-Pack

Level: 3.4

$39.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14876


Learn the secrets to artful cupcakes, oven-fresh bread, and other delicious baked goods in this delightful nonfiction title. Readers will learn how mathematics helps bakers measure their ingredients to make tasteful treats.

Nonfiction Readers: Fluent  Add-on Pack

Nonfiction Readers: Fluent Add-on Pack

Level: 3.0-3.4

$99.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 15377


Add additional copies of 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).

Backstage Pass: Fashion 6-Pack

Big Digs: Construction Site 6-Pack

Sweet: Inside a Bakery 6-Pack

Nonfiction Readers: Fluent Add-on Pack

Level: 3.4

$39.99

Level: 3.4

$39.99

Level: 3.4

$39.99

Level: 3.0-3.4

$99.99

Item Number: 14874

Item Number: 14875

Item Number: 14876

Item Number: 15377

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