Build critical reading skills with this 6-book set of nonfiction readers developed by Timothy Rasinski
-one of the leading experts in reading research. These full-color, high-interest texts
focus on a wide variety of content-related topics, and engage students while enriching content-area instruction. The purposefully leveled texts
offer instructional opportunities to guide 7th grade students to increased fluency and comprehension of nonfiction texts. Students will find themselves immersed in intriguing subject area content including biography, history, science, social studies, and language arts. Each book contains captivating images, interesting sidebars, a reader's guide, an index, and a glossary.
The Try It!
activities encourage students to develop their higher order thinking skills, and Stop! Think!
sidebars require students to answer text-dependent questions. Aligned with Common Core State Standards, these informational texts connect with McREL and WIDA/TESOL standards and prepare middle school students for college and career readiness and STEM careers.
Nonfiction reader titles included in this set:
- No Way! Spectacular Sports Stories
- FX! Lighting and Sound
- You Are There! Pompeii 79
- Stepping Into William Shakespeare's World
- STEM Careers: Metamorphosis of Medicine
- 16th Century Superstar: Da Vinci