Fiction Readers: Challenging: Complete Kit

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  • Grade: 5
  • Interest Level: 4-7
  • Item: 107042
  • ISBN: 9781643359762
  • Language: English
Description

This item is estimated to be available in December 2019. Please contact customer service at 800-858-7339 to pre-order.

Bring the joy of reading to the classroom with complex, diverse stories that encourage students to read actively and independently. Fifth grade students will read a wide range of appealing fiction genres including fantasy, sci-fi, realistic fiction, historical fiction, adventure, and retellings of traditional tales. Motivate today's students with the books they want to read featuring stories that celebrate diversity and inclusion. Students will engage in meaningful discussions and think critically as they analyze the common themes that link multiple books together.

Fiction Readers: Challenging Kit builds the foundation for a lifelong love of reading. Highlights include:

  • Build literacy skills, comprehension, and vocabulary through increasingly complex text
  • Provide opportunities for students to think within the text, beyond the text, and about the text
  • Focus on the key reading skills that students need to know at their grade level
  • Implement the science of reading instruction with focused, research-based lessons that support guided reading and small-group instruction
  • Reach all students with leveled readers and respond to their needs through a variety of instructional settings and flexible lesson options

Components

Series highlights include:

Fiction Readers – 15 full-color titles, 6 copies each, 32 pages per book in print and digital formats

Lesson Plans/Assessments – Meet reading, writing, and content standards with a 12-page lesson plan for each title that includes a Guided Reading lesson, Comprehension Strategy lesson, assessments, extension options, and student activity pages

Implementation Guide – Research-based strategies, best practices, content connections, pacing plans, assessment options, differentiation tips, standards and reading level correlations, and more

Digital Resources – eBooks, Read-along eBooks, student reproducibles, lesson plans, assessments, and Family Tips Booklet in English and Spanish 

Audio of Books – Model fluent reading

Fiction Readers: Challenging: Complete Kit

Books - 15 titles, 6 copies each plus lesson plan

Cultivate a love of reading with complex, diverse stories that encourage students to actively read and re-read. These fun, entertaining books feature compelling text and dynamic illustrations to keep students reading from cover to cover. Motivate today's students with the books they want to read across a wide range of appealing fiction genres including graphic novels, fantasy, adventure, sci-fi, realistic fiction, historical fiction, and retellings of traditional tales. Empower students to see themselves in the books they are reading with stories that celebrate diversity and inclusion.

Adventure at the Reef  6-Pack

Adventure at the Reef 6-Pack

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$54.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109969


Fifth grade students will enjoy this adventure story about a girl who gets separated from her dad on a scuba dive. This book features vivid illustrations, compelling text, and chapter format to build reading comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency.

Blackbird Wilderness  6-Pack

Blackbird Wilderness 6-Pack

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$54.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109970


Fifth grade students will enjoy this adventure story about some siblings who get lost in the woods on a camping trip and must work together to find their way back to safety. This illustrated fiction reader builds comprehension, fluency, and vocabulary.

The Headless Hall Monitor  6-Pack

The Headless Hall Monitor 6-Pack

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$54.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109971


Readers will be "haunted" by this spooky, modern spin on The Legend of Sleepy Hollow that explores the theme of bullying. Students who enjoy suspenseful stories will not be able to put this one down.

Hive Mind: Part One 6-Pack

Hive Mind: Part One 6-Pack

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$54.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109972


A teen's life changes forever when a mysterious datapad is delivered to his home with an invitation to Sci Hi, the galaxy's Universal High School for the Sciences. Students who enjoy science fiction will not be able to put this book down!

Hive Mind: Part Two 6-Pack

Hive Mind: Part Two 6-Pack

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$54.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109973


Join a first-year student at Sci Hi, the Universal High School for the Sciences, where students spend their time playing Zero-G dodge ball and creating mutant parasites. Science fiction fans will not be able to put this one down.

Hive Mind: Part Three 6-Pack

Hive Mind: Part Three 6-Pack

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$54.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109974


At Sci Hi, students are shrinking themselves so they can study bees up close. But when a visit to a live hive gets downright dangerous, will the students make it out alive? Science fiction fans will not be able to put this one down.

Adventure at the Reef 6-Pack

Blackbird Wilderness 6-Pack

The Headless Hall Monitor 6-Pack

Hive Mind: Part One 6-Pack

Hive Mind: Part Two 6-Pack

Hive Mind: Part Three 6-Pack

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Item Number: 109969

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Item Number: 109971

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Item Number: 109973

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Around the World  6-Pack

Around the World 6-Pack

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$54.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109975


Readers will be enchanted by this beautifully illustrated collection of traditional tales and folklore from around the world.

Fables and Fairy Tales  6-Pack

Fables and Fairy Tales 6-Pack

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$54.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109976


Readers will be enchanted by this beautifully illustrated collection of traditional tales and folklore from around the world.

Myths and Legends  6-Pack

Myths and Legends 6-Pack

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$54.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109977


Readers will be enchanted by this beautifully illustrated collection of myths and legends from around the world.

The Egg Salad Sandwich Incident  6-Pack

The Egg Salad Sandwich Incident 6-Pack

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$54.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109978


In this fiction reader, the new kid at school gets pressured by the popular kids into pulling pranks on other students. This book features full-color illustrations, compelling text, and chapter format to build reading comprehension and fluency.

Under the Bridge  6-Pack

Under the Bridge 6-Pack

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$54.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109979


Nina, Maricela, and Alejandro decide to help some homeless people living near their school in Los Angeles in this illustrated, realistic fiction book. The compelling text and chapter format help build reading comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency.

The Boy and the Bayonet 6-Pack

The Boy and the Bayonet 6-Pack

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$54.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109980


Around the World 6-Pack

Fables and Fairy Tales 6-Pack

Myths and Legends 6-Pack

The Egg Salad Sandwich Incident 6-Pack

Under the Bridge 6-Pack

The Boy and the Bayonet 6-Pack

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$54.99

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Item Number: 109976

Item Number: 109977

Item Number: 109978

Item Number: 109979

Item Number: 109980

The Story of My Life  6-Pack

The Story of My Life 6-Pack

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$54.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109981


Things aren't going well for Lexi. She's stuck in remedial gym class and suffering from writer's block. But when some girls find and read her diary, things get surprisingly better. This realistic fiction book is written in a compelling diary format.

Practice Makes Perfect  6-Pack

Practice Makes Perfect 6-Pack

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$54.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109982


Baseball fans will love this illustrated fiction reader about two friends--one who's good at math and one who's good at sports--who must collaborate in order to beat the best team in the league.

Victoria's Victory  6-Pack

Victoria's Victory 6-Pack

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$54.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109983


Victoria would rather play football than be a cheerleader, and her stepbrother would rather be a cheerleader than play football in this realistic fiction book featuring full-color illustrations, compelling text, and chapter format.

The Story of My Life 6-Pack

Practice Makes Perfect 6-Pack

Victoria's Victory 6-Pack

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$54.99

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$54.99

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$54.99

Item Number: 109981

Item Number: 109982

Item Number: 109983

Lesson Plans and Assessments

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Fiction Readers utilizes focused, research-based lessons plans that meet reading, writing, and content standards. A Guided Reading lesson and Comprehension Strategy lesson are included for each title. Each 12-page lesson plan provides a consistent lesson format and includes the lesson, assessments, extension options, and student activity pages.

Fiction Readers features a variety of assessment options to track and monitor student progress.

Formative Assessments – Formal:

  • Oral retelling records
  • Oral reading records
  • Multiple-choice tests

Formative Assessments – Informal:

  • Teacher observation
  • Discussion
  • Activity pages

Placement, Diagnostic, and Summative Assessments

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Fiction Readers: Challenging: Complete Kit

Implementation Guide

Seamlessly integrate Fiction Readers into instruction while meeting standards with streamlined prep, research-based strategies, best practices for reading instruction, content connections, and more. The full-color Implementation Guide features:

  • Strategies for teaching reading and writing with fiction and strong content connections
  • Multiple assessment opportunities for teachers to use before, during, and after reading
  • Four options for fluency instruction and practice
  • Four options for extending each lesson
  • Pacing options for 5-week, 15-week, and 30-week implementation
  • Standards and reading level correlations
  • Reading instruction best practices
  • Differentiation strategies
Fiction Readers: Challenging: Complete Kit

Digital Resources

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Digital resources are available via digital download and include:

Teacher Resources:

  • Lesson plans with student pages
  • Diagnostic and summative assessments
  • Scope and Sequence organized by language arts skills and strategies
  • Reader’s Theater script cover

 Family Tips Booklet:

Strengthen the home-school connection and provide family members with the tools to promote literacy development at home. This booklet features activities and games to practice word work, reading fluency, and comprehension. At-home language and literacy extension activities are also included. Digital copies of the booklet in English and Spanish can be printed and replicated for students to take home.

Books:

Audiobooks - Students can listen to the audiobook while reading the physical book or the eBook to serve as a model of fluent reading.

eBooks - Digital copies of the readers can be viewed on any device and can be used with or

without the audiobook. These digital books can be viewed using Adobe Acrobat or any web browser.

Read-Along eBooks - Combine professional audio recordings with digital copies of the books. As

the audio plays, the text is highlighted word by word, making it easy for all students to follow along.

Students can click or tap on any challenging word to hear it read again.

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Fiction Readers: Challenging: Complete Kit

Audio of Books

Audio of books serve as a model of fluent reading. Students can listen to the audio of the book while reading the physical book or the eBook.

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