Focused Reading: Booster Pack: Level 2

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  • Grade: 2
  • Interest Level: 1-4
  • ISBN: 9781425817732
  • Language: English
Description

The Focused Reading Booster Pack is the perfect companion to Focused Reading Intervention! Extend your independent reading practice with high-interest books and student-friendly activities. The flexible instructional format can be used with independent centers, small groups, and whole-class instruction. The multi-modal activities accommodate different learning styles and provide hours of reading and responding practice per book, and the titles have been specifically selected to capture a wide range of student interests across the content areas. Give your reading intervention program a "boost" with this essential booster pack.

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Components

Series highlights include:

  • Books - 6 fiction and nonfiction titles, 6 copies each
  • Overview Cards - 1 copy per title
  • Booster Cards - 6 copies per title
  • Management Guide includes instructional best practices, standards correlations, and differentiation tips
  • Digital Resources include PDFs of books, Booster Cards, Overview Cards, and professional audio recordings of the books

Books - 6 titles, 6 copies each

Motivate students to engage in the world of reading! Fiction and nonfiction books include a variety of high-interest topics from across the content areas. The titles were carefully chosen to provide an appropriate challenge at each reading level, and represent a wide range of student interests. Beautiful graphics and high-quality writing will captivate students as they read, reread, and respond to the texts.

A Visit to a Car Factory

A Visit to a Car Factory

Level: 2.0

$7.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 14607


Learn the many steps that must be followed to make a car. With vibrant, detailed photos, informational text, and a chart to show steps of the assembly line, even the most reluctant reader will want to learn more about this fascinating factory.

Next Stop: The Caribbean

Next Stop: The Caribbean

Level: 2.1

$7.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 14612


Welcome to the Caribbean! Readers are invited along to learn about a tropical paradise in this nonfiction reader that features vibrant, colorful photos, informational text, charts, and maps.

Cuckoo, Cuckoo: A Folktale from Mexico

Cuckoo, Cuckoo: A Folktale from Mexico

Level: 2.1

$6.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 16526


This Mexican folktale tells the story of a beautiful bird named Cuckoo, who loves to sing all night and day. Throughout the story children will be captivated by the strikingly colorful illustrations and easy-to-read font.

The Lonely Penguin's Blog

The Lonely Penguin's Blog

Level: 2.5

$6.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 16559


Building off of the popularity of social media, the story of Palaki the penguin's blog posts relates to the reader. Young readers will be exposed to blogging and the importance of nurturing wildlife in this fun and informative reader.

Mapping Our Nation

Mapping Our Nation

Level: 2.4

$9.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 17999


Readers learn about the different areas of the United States in this stimulating nonfiction title. Featuring vividly colored examples of various maps, including physical, political, and thematic, this book will have readers engaged and inspired!

Amazing Americans: Abigail Adams

Amazing Americans: Abigail Adams

Level: 2.8

$9.99

Grade: 2

Item Number: 18004


What makes Abigail Adams such an amazing American? Young readers will find out in this intriguing biographical book.

A Visit to a Car Factory

Next Stop: The Caribbean

Cuckoo, Cuckoo: A Folktale from Mexico

The Lonely Penguin's Blog

Mapping Our Nation

Amazing Americans: Abigail Adams

Level: 2.0

$7.99

Level: 2.1

$7.99

Level: 2.1

$6.99

Level: 2.5

$6.99

Level: 2.4

$9.99

Level: 2.8

$9.99

Item Number: 14607

Item Number: 14612

Item Number: 16526

Item Number: 16559

Item Number: 17999

Item Number: 18004

Booster Cards - 6 copies per title

Each Booster Card includes 7 engaging activities that require students to apply different strategies and use different modalities in their reading practice. Each Booster Card also includes a Reading Response Checklist that prompts students to do their best work. Each card contains 100 minutes of activities for a total of 600 minutes. Teachers may assign specific activities to meet the instructional objective, or allow students to choose activities.

Overview Cards - 1 copy per title

Overview Cards for teachers include a book summary, objectives, guided reading level, lexile level, academic vocabulary, and cross-content connections.

Management Guide

This useful resource facilitates successful implementation of the program. It includes an overview of research, standards correlations, instructional best practices, and grouping and scheduling options. It provides differentiation suggestions to help English language learners and below- and above-level students access the content and communicate their comprehension.

Digital Resources

PDFs of the books, Overview Cards, Booster Cards, student response pages, student response checklists, and graphic organizers are included on the USB device. Additionally, professional audio recordings of each book are also provided.

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