TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Fluent Plus Kit

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  • Grade: 3
  • Guided Reading Level: O-Q
  • Interest Level: 2-5
  • Item: 15371
  • ISBN: 9781433343711
  • Language: English
Description

Provide third grade students with the texts and strategies necessary to grow as readers and develop a greater love for reading! Divided into reading levels and grouped by content-area themes, these high-interest books include dynamic text and vocabulary supported by high-quality images and graphics. Combined with rich, dynamic lessons and audio and technology resources, students will be motivated to develop vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency skills. Integrate science, social studies, and mathematics concepts and themes into your literacy lessons with informational texts that provide a transition to upper level texts. This comprehensive kit is ideal for guided reading and small-group instruction.

TIME FOR KIDS Nonfiction Readers: Fluent Plus Kit includes:

  • Nonfiction Readers - 15 titles, 6 copies each, 32 pages per book in print and digital formats
  • Teacher's Guide with lesson plans for each title
  • Assessment Guide
  • Interactiv-eBooks of each title with embedded audio, video, student activities, voice-recording capabilities, digital assessments, and more
  • Audio CD with professional recordings to model fluent reading
  • Home-School Connections digital booklet provides family members with tools to promote literacy at home

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Components

Series highlights include:

  • Books - 15 titles, 6 copies each, 12-64 pages per book in print and digital formats
  • Teacher's Guide with easy-to-implement lesson plans for each book
  • Assessment Guide in print and digital formats that include placement tests and formative and summative assessments
  • Home-School Connections
  • Interactiv-eBooks with three activities per book (one for word work, one for comprehension, and one for writing)
  • Audio Recordings of books to model fluent reading
TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Fluent Plus Kit

Books - 15 titles, 6 copies each plus lesson plans

Each leveled reader motivates students to want to read with high-interest content and engaging illustrations and photographs. The authentic reading experiences help students develop vocabulary, comprehension, and fluency skills.

African Grasslands 6-Pack

African Grasslands 6-Pack

Level: 3.5

$54.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14877


Journey to Africa to explore the world of the grasslands! Readers are taken on an adventure through the grasslands to learn about the various animal and plant life and grassland conservation in this fascinating nonfiction book.

Amazon Rainforest 6-Pack

Amazon Rainforest 6-Pack

Level: 3.5

$54.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14878


There is so much to explore in the Amazon! Readers are taken on an adventure through the Amazon rainforest to learn about the lush plants and beautiful animals, deforestation, and rainforest conservation in this fascinating nonfiction reader.

Death Valley Desert 6-Pack

Death Valley Desert 6-Pack

Level: 3.5

$54.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14879


Death Valley is one of the hottest and driest deserts of the world! Readers are taken on an adventure through Death Valley to learn about the plants and animals that survive in this dry, hot desert landscape in this engaging nonfiction title.

Blast Off to Space Camp 6-Pack

Blast Off to Space Camp 6-Pack

Level: 3.6

$54.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14880


In this encouraging nonfiction reader, children visit an actual space camp! Readers will learn what astronauts eat, where they sleep, and how they prepare for journeys into space through the help of robots and simulators.

Space Exploration 6-Pack

Space Exploration 6-Pack

Level: 3.6

$54.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14881


Learn about outer space exploration, from the Hubble telescope to the latest space shuttle launches, in this nonfiction title! Readers will learn about famous astronauts, the history of exploring space, and the future of space exploration.

Living in Space 6-Pack

Living in Space 6-Pack

Level: 3.6

$54.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14882


Readers find out what it's like for astronauts to eat, sleep, and work on a manned space flight in this nonfiction reader. Children will discover what it's like to be in zero gravity, how Mission control helps keep astronauts safe, and more!

African Grasslands 6-Pack

Amazon Rainforest 6-Pack

Death Valley Desert 6-Pack

Blast Off to Space Camp 6-Pack

Space Exploration 6-Pack

Living in Space 6-Pack

Level: 3.5

$54.99

Level: 3.5

$54.99

Level: 3.5

$54.99

Level: 3.6

$54.99

Level: 3.6

$54.99

Level: 3.6

$54.99

Item Number: 14877

Item Number: 14878

Item Number: 14879

Item Number: 14880

Item Number: 14881

Item Number: 14882

The Five Senses 6-Pack

The Five Senses 6-Pack

Level: 3.7

$54.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14883


Our senses help warn us of danger and help keep us safe. Learn about the five senses and how they help us enjoy the world around us in this engaging and fascinating nonfiction book.

The Digestive System 6-Pack

The Digestive System 6-Pack

Level: 3.7

$54.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14884


Discover the journey that your food takes through the digestive system in this fascinating nonfiction title! Featuring vivid diagrams and photos, fresh and informative text, and stimulating facts, readers will be engaged from cover to cover.

The Human Life Cycle 6-Pack

The Human Life Cycle 6-Pack

Level: 3.7

$54.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14885


Find out what sets the human life cycle apart from other living things in this fascinating, informative nonfiction reader. Children will be introduced to the biological phases of our life cycle--from infancy to adulthood.

Batter Up! History of Baseball 6-Pack

Batter Up! History of Baseball 6-Pack

Level: 3.8

$54.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14886


In this nonfiction book, readers learn all about America's national pastime--baseball! Learn about the basic rules of baseball to All-Star Games, the first World Series, the Hall of Fame, and more!

Hit It! History of Tools 6-Pack

Hit It! History of Tools 6-Pack

Level: 3.8

$54.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14887


Find out how tools have helped people hunt, build, and make life easier in this engaging nonfiction reader. Children will learn how tools throughout time have made such an important impact on life as we know it!

Buy It! History of Money 6-Pack

Buy It! History of Money 6-Pack

Level: 3.8

$54.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14888


What did people use to buy things before money was invented? Where is money made? Find out in this inviting book that informs readers about coins, paper money, the Federal Reserve, exchange rates, and checking accounts.

The Five Senses 6-Pack

The Digestive System 6-Pack

The Human Life Cycle 6-Pack

Batter Up! History of Baseball 6-Pack

Hit It! History of Tools 6-Pack

Buy It! History of Money 6-Pack

Level: 3.7

$54.99

Level: 3.7

$54.99

Level: 3.7

$54.99

Level: 3.8

$54.99

Level: 3.8

$54.99

Level: 3.8

$54.99

Item Number: 14883

Item Number: 14884

Item Number: 14885

Item Number: 14886

Item Number: 14887

Item Number: 14888

Mohandas Gandhi 6-Pack

Mohandas Gandhi 6-Pack

Level: 3.9

$54.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14889


Mohandas Gandhi was one of the world's great leaders who used nonviolent resistance to protest against the caste system.

Roberto Clemente 6-Pack

Roberto Clemente 6-Pack

Level: 3.9

$54.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14890


Roberto Clemente is remembered as one of the greatest baseball players who ever lived, but more than that, he was also a man who believed in equality for all. Readers will learn about his incredible life in this nonfiction biographical title.

Jane Goodall 6-Pack

Jane Goodall 6-Pack

Level: 3.9

$54.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 14891


Jane Goodall had a passion to learn about animals. Readers will learn all about her adventurous life among chimpanzees and other primates in this inspiring nonfiction biographical title.

TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Fluent Plus  Add-on Pack

TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Fluent Plus Add-on Pack

Level: 3.5-3.9

$129.99

Grade: 3

Item Number: 15378


Add additional copies of Fluent Plus Nonfiction Readers to your classroom library with this add-on pack that includes one of each book from the complete kit (set of 15).

Mohandas Gandhi 6-Pack

Roberto Clemente 6-Pack

Jane Goodall 6-Pack

TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Fluent Plus Add-on Pack

Level: 3.9

$54.99

Level: 3.9

$54.99

Level: 3.9

$54.99

Level: 3.5-3.9

$129.99

Item Number: 14889

Item Number: 14890

Item Number: 14891

Item Number: 15378

Teacher's Guide

Provide teachers with the tools they need to do their jobs more effectively with easy-to-use, standards-based lesson plans. Each lesson is organized in a consistent format for ease of use. Lessons focus on two of the following key nonfiction skills or strategies:

  • Activating prior knowledge
  • Drawing inferences
  • Questioning
  • Synthesizing information
  • Determining importance
  • Visualizing and monitoring comprehension

Each trio of readers is accompanied by a variety of texts such as primary sources, articles, poems, and other text types.

Teacher's Guide

Assessment Guide

The Assessment Guide includes research about assessments, how to use the included assessments, a series Placement Test in digital format, an oral reading record and multiple choice questions for each book, cited references, and an answer key for the lesson

Assessment Guide

Interactiv-eBooks

Integrate technology into literacy instruction and prepare students for a more technologically advanced world through Interactiv-eBooks provided in each Nonfiction Readers kit.

Enhance instruction through meaningful tools for interacting with the text. For assessing students' fluency and comprehension, teachers can use the Interactiv-eBooks to prompt questions within the text through digital sticky notes, as well as encourage students to record themselves reading with the record tool to practice fluent reading.

Interactiv-eBooks can be used in a group, paired, or individual setting. Interactiv-eBooks are available as a Single Classroom License in each Nonfiction Readers kit, but can be ordered as School Site Licenses as well.

Audio Recordings

Professional recordings of books and poems model fluent reading.

Home-School Connections

Encourage parents and families to extend their child's reading development and build literacy skills at home with the Parent Tips booklet provided digitally within each Nonfiction Readers kit.

Filled with tips to help develop reading skills at home, teachers can easily print and share the document with parents and caregivers to use with their children. In addition to informational texts found at home, digital versions of each book in the kit can also be printed and replicated for students to take home.

Home-School Connections
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