Focused Reading: Booster Pack: Level 8

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  • Grade: 8
  • Interest Level: 7-10
  • ISBN: 9781425817794
  • 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 Midsummer Night's Dream

A Midsummer Night's Dream

Level: 3.5-5.9

$7.99

Grade: 3-5

Item Number: 12275


All readers can build fluency by acting out this leveled script! This story about a love spell gone awry includes six differentiated roles, allowing students at varying levels to all participate and feel successful.

DNA

DNA

Level: 5.7

$9.99

Grade: 5

Item Number: 21719


Written in code in every cell of every living thing, DNA strands are packed inside a cell's nucleus carrying genetic information. Explore DNA's role in what makes each of us unique in this engaging, NGSS-aligned science book that supports STEM Education!

Safe & Sound: Social Media

Safe & Sound: Social Media

Level: 8.7

$10.99

Grade: 8

Item Number: 25628


Explore the history of the Internet and social media while learning how to safely navigate them! This high-interest informational text covers important topics including cyberbullying, phishing, copyright infringement, plagiarism, spam, viruses and more.

True Life: Alexander Hamilton

True Life: Alexander Hamilton

Level: 8.7

$10.99

Grade: 8

Item Number: 25633


Hamilton's influence still resonates through America. Learn about the ups and downs of the relationships in Hamilton's personal and political life with this nonfiction reader! This leveled text guides students to increased fluency and comprehension.

Surprising Things We Do for Beauty

Surprising Things We Do for Beauty

Level: 8.4

$11.99

Grade: 8

Item Number: 25636


The perception of beauty varies from person to person and culture to culture. This high-interest text teaches students about other cultures' interpretations of what makes people beautiful and gives meaningful insight into those cultures' ways of life.

You Are There! March on Washington, August 28, 1963

You Are There! March on Washington, August 28, 1963

Level: 8.2

$9.99

Grade: 8

Item Number: 25929


On August 28, 1963, some 250,000 people marched peacefully from the Washington Monument to the Lincoln Memorial in the name of equality for African Americans. Teach students about the March on Washington with this leveled nonfiction reader.

A Midsummer Night's Dream

DNA

Safe & Sound: Social Media

True Life: Alexander Hamilton

Surprising Things We Do for Beauty

You Are There! March on Washington, August 28, 1963

Level: 3.5-5.9

$7.99

Level: 5.7

$9.99

Level: 8.7

$10.99

Level: 8.7

$10.99

Level: 8.4

$11.99

Level: 8.2

$9.99

Item Number: 12275

Item Number: 21719

Item Number: 25628

Item Number: 25633

Item Number: 25636

Item Number: 25929

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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