Fiction Readers: Challenging Plus: Complete Kit

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  • Grade: 5
  • Interest Level: 4-7
  • Item: 107043
  • ISBN: 9781643359779
  • 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 graphic novels, fantasy, sci-fi, realistic fiction, historical fiction, 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 Plus 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 Plus: Complete Kit

Books - 15 titles, 6 copies each, 32 pages per book in print and digital formats

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.

Lesson plan for each book

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

Fiction Readers: Challenging Plus: 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 Plus: Complete Kit

Digital Resources

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.

Fiction Readers: Challenging Plus: 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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