Fiction Readers: Foundations: Complete Kit

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  • Grade: K
  • Interest Level: PK-2
  • Item: 107038
  • ISBN: 9781643359724
  • Language: English
Description

Bring the joy of reading to the classroom with complex, diverse stories that encourage students to read actively and independently. Introduce kindergarten students to a wide range of appealing fiction genres including mystery, fantasy, sci-fi, realistic fiction, fables, folk tales, and 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: Foundations Kit sets the foundation for a lifelong love of reading. Highlights include:

  • Build foundational literacy skills and focus on the key reading skills that students need to know at their grade level
  • Provide opportunities for students to think within the text, beyond the text, and about the text
  • 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

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Components

Series highlights include:

Fiction Readers – 15 full-color titles, 6 copies each, 12 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: Foundations: Complete Kit

Books - 6 copies each, 12 pages per book in print and digital formats

Cultivate a love of reading in your youngest students and set the foundation for lifelong reading success! These beautifully illustrated, entertaining books celebrate diversity and inclusion and appeal to today’s readers. Motivate students to read across a wide range of appealing fiction genres including mystery, fantasy, sci-fi, realistic fiction, folk tales, fables, and traditional tales. With cross-curricular themes, these books introduce basic concepts to beginning readers and focus on the key reading skills students need to have at their level.

The Lion and the Mouse 6-Pack

The Lion and the Mouse 6-Pack

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$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 109909


Teach beginning readers about the rewards of being kind to others with this beautifully illustrated retelling of the Aesop fable, the Lion and the Mouse. This wordless picture book develops oral language skills.

The Tortoise and the Hare  6-Pack

The Tortoise and the Hare 6-Pack

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$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 109910


Slow and steady wins the race! Teach early readers about perseverance and patience with this beautifully illustrated retelling of the Aesop fable. This wordless picture book encourages children to use their own words to tell the story.

The Three Little Elephants  6-Pack

The Three Little Elephants 6-Pack

Level:

$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 109911


Teach early readers that hard work pays off in the long run with this illustrated retelling of the beloved fable, The Three Little Pigs. This wordless picture book encourages children to use their own words to tell the story.

American Us!  6-Pack

American Us! 6-Pack

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$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 109912


Join the fun when a group of kids discover a box of historical costumes. Early readers will learn about important US symbols with this playful, wordless picture book.

From Sea to Shining Sea  6-Pack

From Sea to Shining Sea 6-Pack

Level:

$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 109913


Join a family on their cross-country trip through America! From coastal forests to New York City, there's so much to see and do from sea to shining sea. This wordless picture book encourages children to use their own words to tell the story.

Oh Hi, Ohio!  6-Pack

Oh Hi, Ohio! 6-Pack

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$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 109914


Join a girl and her dog as they spend the day playing by the Ohio river. This wordless picture book features vibrant illustrations that encourage children to use their own words to describe what is happening in each picture.

The Lion and the Mouse 6-Pack

The Tortoise and the Hare 6-Pack

The Three Little Elephants 6-Pack

American Us! 6-Pack

From Sea to Shining Sea 6-Pack

Oh Hi, Ohio! 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

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$29.99

Item Number: 109909

Item Number: 109910

Item Number: 109911

Item Number: 109912

Item Number: 109913

Item Number: 109914

Fred and Me  6-Pack

Fred and Me 6-Pack

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$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 109915


Early readers will be delighted by this story about a boy who compares his growth to that of his pet dog, Fred. Learn about the concepts of growth and change with this beautifully illustrated picture book.

The Little Red Hen  6-Pack

The Little Red Hen 6-Pack

Level:

$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 109916


Teach beginning readers about collaboration, work ethics, and sharing responsibilities. This beautifully illustrated fiction reader introduces kindergarten students to the classic fable, The Little Red Hen.

A Treat for Grandpa  6-Pack

A Treat for Grandpa 6-Pack

Level:

$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 109917


A girl buys two ice cream cones from a street vendor in her neighborhood, one for herself and one for her grandpa. But will both treats make it safely home? This beautifully illustrated fiction book teaches beginning readers about acts of kindness.

Out of This World  6-Pack

Out of This World 6-Pack

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$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 109918


Take a trip that is out of this world! Join a young astronaut as he counts his way through outer space. This fun, beautifully illustrated fiction reader teaches beginning readers to count to ten.

Who Took the Snacks?  6-Pack

Who Took the Snacks? 6-Pack

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$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 109919


A boy's snacks are disappearing one by one. Can he follow the clues and find the guilty culprit? Children will be delighted by this story of an incorrigible snack stealer as they learn about the importance of sharing.

Lemonade Stand  6-Pack

Lemonade Stand 6-Pack

Level:

$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 109920


Count all of the things that are needed to set up a lemonade stand! This beautifully illustrated reader develops children's oral language skills as they describe what is happening in each picture.

Fred and Me 6-Pack

The Little Red Hen 6-Pack

A Treat for Grandpa 6-Pack

Out of This World 6-Pack

Who Took the Snacks? 6-Pack

Lemonade Stand 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

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$29.99

Item Number: 109915

Item Number: 109916

Item Number: 109917

Item Number: 109918

Item Number: 109919

Item Number: 109920

Chuck's Diner  6-Pack

Chuck's Diner 6-Pack

Level:

$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 109921


Chuck the groundhog runs a diner in the woods but his customers, the forest animals, don't always behave as they should. Children will be delighted by this fun-filled tale of dining-out disasters as they learn about good table manners.

The Ugly Duckling  6-Pack

The Ugly Duckling 6-Pack

Level:

$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 109922


Meet a fluffy little fellow who is not like any of the other ducklings! This beautifully illustrated fiction reader introduces children to the classic tale, The Ugly Duckling. Beginning readers will learn why it's important not to judge by appearance.

Puzzled  6-Pack

Puzzled 6-Pack

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$29.99

Grade: K

Item Number: 109923


Gino's friends are excited to help him with a puzzle. But what happens when Gino doesn't want to share? Teach beginning readers about the importance of sharing and getting along with others with this beautifully illustrated fiction reader.

Chuck's Diner 6-Pack

The Ugly Duckling 6-Pack

Puzzled 6-Pack

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$29.99

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$29.99

Level:

$29.99

Item Number: 109921

Item Number: 109922

Item Number: 109923

Lesson Plans/Assessments

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: Foundations: 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: Foundations: 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: Foundations: 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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