TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Foundations Kit

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  • Grade: K
  • Guided Reading Level: A
  • Interest Level: PK-2
  • ISBN: 9781493820511
  • Language: English
Description

Provide kindergarten students with the texts and strategies necessary to grow as readers and develop a greater love for reading! Divided into reading levels and grouped by content-area themes, these nonfiction books feature a clearly implied narrative structure for easy story creation, precise text to image correlation, and repetition of vocabulary and sight words. Combined with rich, dynamic lessons and audio and technology resources, students will be motivated to develop vocabulary, comprehension, word recognition (phonics), and fluency skills. This comprehensive kit is ideal for guided reading and small-group instruction.

TIME For Kids® Nonfiction Readers: Foundations Kit includes:

  • Nonfiction Readers (15 titles, 6 copies each, 12 pages per book in print and digital formats)
  • Teacher's Guide with lesson plans for each title
  • Assessment Guide
  • Interactiv-eBooks of each title with embedded audio, video, student activities, voice-recording capabilities, digital assessments, and more
  • Audio CD with professional recordings to model fluent reading; Home-School Connections digital booklet provides family members with tools to promote literacy at home

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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
TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Foundations 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.

Pushes and Pulls 6-Pack

Pushes and Pulls 6-Pack

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$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 24490


Discover the reactions that take place when you pull a rope in tug-of-war or push through the motions of riding a bike! With vivid images, this wordless book teaches early learners about forces and interactions.

What the Sun Can Do 6-Pack

What the Sun Can Do 6-Pack

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$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 24491


What causes snow to melt? What is a vital part of all living things' growth and development? The sun, of course! With engaging photographs, this book teaches kindergarteners about sunlight and its effects on living things.

Changing Weather 6-Pack

Changing Weather 6-Pack

Level:

$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 24492


Through vivid images, this book depicts the many ways in which weather changes. This 6-Pack includes a lesson plan and standards-based activities that will excite kindergarteners to learn about changes in weather!

Grand Old Flag 6-Pack

Grand Old Flag 6-Pack

Level:

$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 24493


The American flag is a symbol of freedom in American culture. Introduce kindergartners to the significance of the red, white, and blue, and the stars and stripes, with this picture book.

America's Eagle 6-Pack

America's Eagle 6-Pack

Level:

$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 24494


The bald eagle is America's national bird and represents freedom and strength. this wordless book beautifully shows how a bald eagle hatches from an egg and grows into a powerful bird. Teach young readers the importance of this mighty bird.

Mountain of Presidents 6-Pack

Mountain of Presidents 6-Pack

Level:

$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 24495


A representation of American history and expansion, Mount Rushmore honors four great U.S. presidents. Introduce early learners to Mount Rushmore with this book! Engaging images will help create a vivid storyline of this national landmark.

Pushes and Pulls 6-Pack

What the Sun Can Do 6-Pack

Changing Weather 6-Pack

Grand Old Flag 6-Pack

America's Eagle 6-Pack

Mountain of Presidents 6-Pack

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Item Number: 24490

Item Number: 24491

Item Number: 24492

Item Number: 24493

Item Number: 24494

Item Number: 24495

Always Growing: Hair 6-Pack

Always Growing: Hair 6-Pack

Level:

$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 24496


Is your hair long? Is your hair short? Have you ever cut your hair? Through vivid photographs that focus on growth and change, early learners can create a story on their own or collaborate with others to compare and contrast long hair and short hair.

Always Growing: Fruit 6-Pack

Always Growing: Fruit 6-Pack

Level:

$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 24497


Take a seed from an apple and plant it in the ground. What will happen? The vibrant photographs in this book show the process of a tiny seed growing into a fruit. Early learners will be engaged and encouraged to describe what is happening in each picture.

Always Growing: Skin 6-Pack

Always Growing: Skin 6-Pack

Level:

$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 24498


When reptiles and amphibians shed their skin, we can clearly see the process. Observe the stages of an iguana shedding its skin with this picture book! Children will be encouraged to describe what they see in each clearly labeled photo.

Birds and Bugs 6-Pack

Birds and Bugs 6-Pack

Level:

$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 24499


Stop and take a look around you. Do you see any birds or bugs? How many? The vivid photos in this book will prompt children to count the number of birds or bugs in each picture. Readers will develop early mathematics, literacy, and oral language skills.

How Many Toys? 6-Pack

How Many Toys? 6-Pack

Level:

$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 24500


How many toys do you have? Introduce early readers to counting and cardinality by having them count the toy cars, dinosaurs, and more displayed throughout this picture book! Readers will develop early mathematics, literacy, and oral language skills.

My Birthday Party 6-Pack

My Birthday Party 6-Pack

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$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 24501


What do you do when you plan your birthday party? Teach young learners to determine greater than, less than, or equal to quantities by looking at the number of friends invited versus the number of cupcakes, chairs, and party favors at the party!

Always Growing: Hair 6-Pack

Always Growing: Fruit 6-Pack

Always Growing: Skin 6-Pack

Birds and Bugs 6-Pack

How Many Toys? 6-Pack

My Birthday Party 6-Pack

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$29.99

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$29.99

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$29.99

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$29.99

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$29.99

Item Number: 24496

Item Number: 24497

Item Number: 24498

Item Number: 24499

Item Number: 24500

Item Number: 24501

Using Good Manners 6-Pack

Using Good Manners 6-Pack

Level:

$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 24502


Please. Thank you. You're welcome. These are all great things to say when using good manners. Introduce early learners to good manners with this engaging NGSS-aligned book featuring vivid photographs and key words to know.

Rules at School 6-Pack

Rules at School 6-Pack

Level:

$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 24503


No running. Raise your hand. Take turns. Use inside voices. Introduce early learners to the importance of following school rules with this engaging NGSS-aligned book featuring vivid photographs and key words to know.

Being a Good Citizen 6-Pack

Being a Good Citizen 6-Pack

Level:

$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 24504


What does it take to be a good citizen? Through engaging images paired with key words to know, this book teaches kindergarteners about being a good citizen. Early readers will be engaged and develop literacy and oral language skills.

TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Foundations  Add-on Pack

TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Foundations Add-on Pack

Level:

$67.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 24488


Expand your classroom library with additional copies of each leveled book in the TIME for Kids® Nonfiction Readers: Foundations Kit. The engaging nonfiction content in these wordless and label-only books will increase student reading achievement.

Using Good Manners 6-Pack

Rules at School 6-Pack

Being a Good Citizen 6-Pack

TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Foundations Add-on Pack

Level:

$29.99

Level:

$29.99

Level:

$29.99

Level:

$67.99

Item Number: 24502

Item Number: 24503

Item Number: 24504

Item Number: 24488

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. 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

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

The Assessment Guide includes research about assessments, how to use the included assessments, a series Placement Test in digital format, an oral reading record and multiple choice questions for each book, cited references, and an answer key for the lesson

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
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