Purposeful Pairs: Connecting Fiction and Nonfiction: Level 3 Kit

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  • Grade: 3
  • Lexile: 420L-890L
  • Guided Reading Level: N-Q
  • Interest Level: 2-5
  • ISBN: 9781493809196
  • Language: English
Description

Use different text types to teach common themes with these purposeful pairs! Pair 5 fiction and 5 nonfiction titles that share important educational themes with this Level 3 complete kit! This kit provides teachers with full lesson plans for teaching each title and connecting each fiction/nonfiction pair. These lesson plans explore an essential question related to the theme of the pair. Additionally, this kit offers unique activities for each pair. This dynamic resource caters to a variety of young readers by offering differentiation suggestions and tips, leveled books, and language support for English language learners. Teachers can track students' progress with the help of a culminating activity for each reader with a rubric for assessment. This resource is aligned to Common Core State Standards and offers extensive digital resources, including audio recordings and video clips. Purposeful Pairs: Connecting Fiction and Nonfiction: Level 3 Complete Kit includes: 10 books (5 fiction readers, 5 nonfiction readers - 6 copies each); Teacher's Guide; Digital Resource USB; Interactiv-eBooks.

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Components

Series highlights include:

  • Books - 5 fiction and 5 nonfiction titles, 6 copies each (60 books total in print and digital formats)
  • Teacher's Guide with easy-to-use lessons that support close reading, intertextual learning, and English language proficiency
  • Multiple Assessment options to monitor student progress
  • Interactiv-eBooks with two activities per book (one comprehension and one writing)
  • Audio Recordings of books and supporting Reader's Theater scripts to build fluency and practice reading and rereading
  • Videos and bonus images to support multi-modal learning and second language learners
Purposeful Pairs: Connecting  Fiction and Nonfiction: Level 3 Kit

Books - 10 titles, 6 copies each, 5 fiction and 5 nonfiction (60 books total)

Provide high-interest, leveled informational text and literary texts for a gradual progression of reading skills. Books feature increasingly complex vocabulary, sentence structures, literary devices, and connect a variety of key content-area themes and standards.

Take Off! All About Airplanes and Felix and His Flying Machine 6-Pack

Take Off! All About Airplanes and Felix and His Flying Machine 6-Pack

Level: 3.2

$79.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 22936


Teach students all about flying airplanes with this fun fiction and nonfiction pair! This double 6-Pack includes six copies of Felix and His Flying Machine and Take Off! All About Airplanes, as well as accompanying lesson plans.

Slithering Reptiles and Amphibians and The Adventures of Kingii the Frilled Lizard 6-Pack

Slithering Reptiles and Amphibians and The Adventures of Kingii the Frilled Lizard 6-Pack

Level: 3.3

$79.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 22937


Learn about reptiles and amphibians with this fiction and nonfiction pair! This double 6-Pack includes six copies of The Adventures of Kingii the Frilled Lizard and Slithering Reptiles and Amphibians.

Sweet: Inside a Bakery and The Curious Café 6-Pack

Sweet: Inside a Bakery and The Curious Café 6-Pack

Level: 3.4

$79.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 22938


Teach students all about cafés and bakeries with this purposeful pair! This double 6-Pack includes six copies of The Curious Café and Sweet: Inside a Bakery, as well as accompanying lesson plans.

Space Exploration and A Bright New Day 6-Pack

Space Exploration and A Bright New Day 6-Pack

Level: 3.6

$79.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 22939


Introduce readers to the exciting world of space exploration with this purposeful pair of fiction and nonfiction titles! This double 6-Pack includes six copies of A Bright New Day and Space Exploration, as well as accompanying lesson plans.

Batter Up! History of Baseball and A Baseball Giant 6-Pack

Batter Up! History of Baseball and A Baseball Giant 6-Pack

Level: 3.8

$79.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 22940


Teach students all about the game of baseball with this fiction and nonfiction pair! This double 6-Pack includes six copies of A Baseball Giant and Batter Up! History of Baseball, as well as accompanying lesson plans.

Purposeful Pairs: Connecting  Fiction and Nonfiction: Level 3  Add-on Pack

Purposeful Pairs: Connecting Fiction and Nonfiction: Level 3 Add-on Pack

Level: 3.2-3.8

$69.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 22943


This Add-On Pack includes one copy of each paired fiction and nonfiction title included in the Purposeful Pairs: Connecting Fiction and Nonfiction: Level 3 Complete Kit.

Take Off! All About Airplanes and Felix and His Flying Machine...

Slithering Reptiles and Amphibians and The Adventures of Kingi...

Sweet: Inside a Bakery and The Curious Café 6-Pack

Space Exploration and A Bright New Day 6-Pack

Batter Up! History of Baseball and A Baseball Giant 6-Pack

Purposeful Pairs: Connecting Fiction and Nonfiction: Level 3 ...

Level: 3.2

$79.99

Level: 3.3

$79.99

Level: 3.4

$79.99

Level: 3.6

$79.99

Level: 3.8

$79.99

Level: 3.2-3.8

$69.99

Item Number: 22936

Item Number: 22937

Item Number: 22938

Item Number: 22939

Item Number: 22940

Item Number: 22943

Teacher's Guide

Provide teachers with the means to effectively and seamlessly integrate texts with rigorous lessons that not only meet literacy standards but also work to engage, inspire, and challenge students. The Teacher's Guides in this series allow teachers to provide instruction in key reading skills, support intertextual connections, guide close reading of texts, and lead students in rich tasks.

The unit for each pair of books is organized in a consistent format for ease of use.

  • Overview of the lesson
  • Pose the Essential Question and Introduce Vocabulary
  • Focus on Informational Text
  • Focus on Literature
  • Promote Intertextual Questions
  • Engage in a Rich Task

Teacher's Guide

Multiple Assessments

There are multiple opportunities to monitor and assess student progress in the units.

  • Use the comprehension assessment to assess students' mastery of the standards addressed in each unit.
  • Use the culminating task and rubric to assess students' learning about the topic.

Interactiv-eBooks

Interactiv-eBooks with embedded audio, video, and activities extend the reading experience.

Audio Recordings

Professional audio recordings of books to model fluency and support struggling readers.

Videos

Supplemental videos support each theme within the kits.

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