Guide students toward college and career readiness while promoting content-area literacy with these thematically grouped texts. Through a variety of genres and modalities, Teaching through Text Sets: American Symbols Kit offers engaging opportunities for students to read from multiple perspectives, respond to text-dependent questions, analyze craft and structure, and integrate knowledge and ideas. Aligned to state and national standards, this comprehensive kit provides everything needed for a 2-week unit investigating why America's symbols are important. This kit includes:
Colorful and engaging, this Introductory Text is used to capture student attention and activate prior knowledge.
The Anchor Text covers the content-area concepts related to the themes and builds students' content knowledge; each kit includes 24 copies.
Extend conceptual understanding through collaboration and performance. Each kit includes 6 copies.
Build depth of knowledge with authentic fiction and nonfiction texts that teach students how to climb the staircase of complexity to achieve college and career readiness. Easy-to-use lessons focus on reading, writing, content activities, and language objectives to help students address complex texts. Teachers will be able to assess not only the content-area knowledge gained by students through activities and text dependent questions, but also the English language arts skills used for communicating that knowledge.
An Interactiv-eBook of each Anchor Text supports students' exploration of the content through video, audio, and other digital functions.