TIME® Nonfiction Readers: Grade 7 Kit

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  • Grade: 7
  • Interest Level: 7
  • Item: 25589
  • ISBN: 9781493835898
  • Language: English
Description

Improve your student's reading skills with TIME Nonfiction Readers, Grade 7. This easy-to-use teacher resource provides your classroom with a wide variety of informational texts in the science, social studies and mathematics subject areas. Developed by one of the leading experts in reading research-Timothy Rasinski--this comprehensive kit offers strategies to teach nonfiction content and boost student reading skills. With intriguing topics that will excite middle school students, TIME Nonfiction Readers, Grade 7 comes with 18 captivating texts, purposefully leveled to increase comprehension and engage different types of learners. Each text features complex and rigorous content divided into thematic trios. Aligned with Common Core State Standards, TIME Nonfiction Readers: Grade 7 Kit connects with McREL, WIDA/TESOL standards and prepares students for college and career readiness. This extensive kit includes:

  • Nonfiction Readers - 18 titles, 6 copies each, 32-64 pages per book in print and digital formats
  • Teacher's Guide - provides a theme lesson overview and content-focused writing activity for each trio of readers, a 5-page lesson plan for each individual title, answer keys, model lessons, and academic vocabulary
  • Assessment Guide - fluency and writing rubrics, as well as best practices
  • Digital and audio resources - includes student reproducibles, resources for school-home connection, and professional audio recordings to provide additional support for English language learners
  • Interactive e-Book - each title features embedded video to support diverse media instruction

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Components

Series highlights include:

  • Books - 18 titles, 6 copies each, 32-64 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 (close reading, comprehension, and writing)
  • Audio recordings of books to model fluent reading
TIME® Nonfiction Readers: Grade 7 Kit

Books - 18 titles, 6 copies each plus lesson plan

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.

No Way! Spectacular Sports Stories 6-Pack

No Way! Spectacular Sports Stories 6-Pack

Level: 7.7

$64.99

Grade: 7

Item Number: 25699


Learn about legendary winning streaks, inconceivable comebacks, and games that stretched over days with this high-interest nonfiction title! This leveled text builds critical literacy skills as students read about spectacular sports moments from history.

No Way! Jolting Jumps 6-Pack

No Way! Jolting Jumps 6-Pack

Level: 7.3

$64.99

Grade: 7

Item Number: 25700


Have you ever dreamed of bungee jumping, skydiving, or wingsuit flying? These activities require an abundance of creativity - and courage! This high-interest nonfiction reader builds literacy skills as students read about extreme sports.

No Way! Amazing Acrobatics 6-Pack

No Way! Amazing Acrobatics 6-Pack

Level: 7.8

$64.99

Grade: 7

Item Number: 25701


Welcome to the world of extreme acrobatics! From parkour traceurs to Cirque du Soleil performers, students will be engaged as they read about these amazing feats. Featuring TIME content, this high-interest nonfiction reader builds literacy skills.

FX! Lighting and Sound 6-Pack

FX! Lighting and Sound 6-Pack

Level: 7.9

$64.99

Grade: 7

Item Number: 25702


Explore the history of lighting and sound on stage and screen! Featuring TIME content, this high-interest nonfiction reader builds critical literacy skills while students read about the history of theater, television, and movies.

FX! Costumes and Makeup 6-Pack

FX! Costumes and Makeup 6-Pack

Level: 7.6

$64.99

Grade: 7

Item Number: 25703


Step behind the theater curtain and discover how costumes and are created from start to finish, and how makeup enhances the characters. Featuring TIME content, this high-interest nonfiction reader builds critical literacy skills and academic vocabulary.

FX! Computer-Generated Imagery 6-Pack

FX! Computer-Generated Imagery 6-Pack

Level: 7.8

$64.99

Grade: 7

Item Number: 25704


From Avatar to Toy Story, this nonfiction title explores the history of special effects in movies and television. Featuring TIME content, this purposefully leveled text builds literacy skills while engaging students in reading high-interest content.

No Way! Spectacular Sports Stories 6-Pack

No Way! Jolting Jumps 6-Pack

No Way! Amazing Acrobatics 6-Pack

FX! Lighting and Sound 6-Pack

FX! Costumes and Makeup 6-Pack

FX! Computer-Generated Imagery 6-Pack

Level: 7.7

$64.99

Level: 7.3

$64.99

Level: 7.8

$64.99

Level: 7.9

$64.99

Level: 7.6

$64.99

Level: 7.8

$64.99

Item Number: 25699

Item Number: 25700

Item Number: 25701

Item Number: 25702

Item Number: 25703

Item Number: 25704

You Are There! Pompeii 79 6-Pack

You Are There! Pompeii 79 6-Pack

Level: 7.0

$64.99

Grade: 7

Item Number: 25705


Bring history to life with this story of how a fictional resident of Pompeii may have experienced the explosion of Mount Vesuvius. Featuring TIME content, this leveled text builds literacy skills while engaging students in reading high-interest content.

You Are There! London 1666 6-Pack

You Are There! London 1666 6-Pack

Level: 7.5

$64.99

Grade: 7

Item Number: 25706


In 1666, as London slept, a single spark escaped from a baker's oven and by morning, London was in flames! Bring history to life with this nonfiction title that builds literacy skills while engaging students in reading about the Great Fire of London.

You Are There! San Francisco 1906 6-Pack

You Are There! San Francisco 1906 6-Pack

Level: 7.8

$64.99

Grade: 7

Item Number: 25707


At the dawn of the 20th century, San Francisco was the economic and cultural center of the West Coast. But in 1906, everything changed. Featuring TIME content, this nonfiction title builds literacy skills while immersing students in historical content.

Stepping Into William Shakespeare's World 6-Pack

Stepping Into William Shakespeare's World 6-Pack

Level: 7.5

$64.99

Grade: 7

Item Number: 25708


Take a stroll back to 16th century England to see how Shakespeare's surroundings influenced his plays and poems. This title gives students a better understanding and appreciation of Shakespeare's works, and why they appeal to modern-day audiences.

Stepping Into Louisa May Alcott's World 6-Pack

Stepping Into Louisa May Alcott's World 6-Pack

Level: 7.5

$64.99

Grade: 7

Item Number: 25709


Take a trip back to 19th century America to see how Louisa May Alcott's world shaped her writing. This high-interest, nonfiction title gives students a better understanding and appreciation of Alcott's works, and their relevance to modern-day audiences.

Stepping Into Mark Twain's World 6-Pack

Stepping Into Mark Twain's World 6-Pack

Level: 7.6

$64.99

Grade: 7

Item Number: 25710


Take a trip back to 19th century America to learn how Mark Twain's world shaped his writing. This high-interest, nonfiction title gives students a better understanding and appreciation of Twain's works, and their relevance to modern-day audiences.

You Are There! Pompeii 79 6-Pack

You Are There! London 1666 6-Pack

You Are There! San Francisco 1906 6-Pack

Stepping Into William Shakespeare's World 6-Pack

Stepping Into Louisa May Alcott's World 6-Pack

Stepping Into Mark Twain's World 6-Pack

Level: 7.0

$64.99

Level: 7.5

$64.99

Level: 7.8

$64.99

Level: 7.5

$64.99

Level: 7.5

$64.99

Level: 7.6

$64.99

Item Number: 25705

Item Number: 25706

Item Number: 25707

Item Number: 25708

Item Number: 25709

Item Number: 25710

STEM Careers: Metamorphosis of Medicine 6-Pack

STEM Careers: Metamorphosis of Medicine 6-Pack

Level: 7.8

$64.99

Grade: 7

Item Number: 25711


Medicine is an exciting and rewarding field of study. Imagine doing research that could help save lives or working directly with patients in a hospital. Teach students the history of medicine and STEM topics with this high-interest nonfiction title.

STEM Careers: Enhancing Engineering 6-Pack

STEM Careers: Enhancing Engineering 6-Pack

Level: 7.9

$64.99

Grade: 7

Item Number: 25712


Imagine riding in a self-driving car or taking a trip around the moon. Engineers are working on making these ideas realities! Learn about the fascinating field of engineering with this title that builds critical literacy skills and STEM content knowledge.

STEM Careers: Reinventing Robotics 6-Pack

STEM Careers: Reinventing Robotics 6-Pack

Level: 7.8

$64.99

Grade: 7

Item Number: 25713


Robots are no longer the dream of a distant future. State-of-the-art robots have arrived! Learn about the fascinating field of robotics with this leveled text featuring TIME content that builds critical literacy skills and STEM content knowledge.

16th Century Superstar: Da Vinci 6-Pack

16th Century Superstar: Da Vinci 6-Pack

Level: 7.5

$64.99

Grade: 7

Item Number: 25720


Scientist. Inventor. Cartographer. Painter. Engineer. Architect. All of these words describe Leonardo da Vinci. Featuring TIME content, this high-interest biography teaches students about the fascinating life of da Vinci, while building literacy skills.

18th Century Superstar: Mozart 6-Pack

18th Century Superstar: Mozart 6-Pack

Level: 7.9

$64.99

Grade: 7

Item Number: 25721


Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart was one of history's greatest composers. Uncover the early influences that helped this prodigy develop into a genius for the ages, and understand his true impact in this personal and musically inspired biography.

20th Century Superstar: Curie 6-Pack

20th Century Superstar: Curie 6-Pack

Level: 7.5

$64.99

Grade: 7

Item Number: 28211


Marie Curie was one of the greatest scientists the world has ever known. This biography details the fascinating life of the first woman to win the Nobel Prize. Learn all about this 20th century superstar with this high-interest, purposely leveled text!

STEM Careers: Metamorphosis of Medicine 6-Pack

STEM Careers: Enhancing Engineering 6-Pack

STEM Careers: Reinventing Robotics 6-Pack

16th Century Superstar: Da Vinci 6-Pack

18th Century Superstar: Mozart 6-Pack

20th Century Superstar: Curie 6-Pack

Level: 7.8

$64.99

Level: 7.9

$64.99

Level: 7.8

$64.99

Level: 7.5

$64.99

Level: 7.9

$64.99

Level: 7.5

$64.99

Item Number: 25711

Item Number: 25712

Item Number: 25713

Item Number: 25720

Item Number: 25721

Item Number: 28211

TIME® Nonfiction Readers: Grade 7 Add-on Pack

TIME® Nonfiction Readers: Grade 7 Add-on Pack

Level:

$159.99

Grade: 7

Item Number: 25592


The TIME Nonfiction Readers, Grade 7 Add-On Pack offers an exciting mix of high-interest readers to add to your classroom library in the science, social studies, and mathematics subject areas.

TIME® Nonfiction Readers: Grade 7 Add-on Pack

Level:

$159.99

Item Number: 25592

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:

  • Establishing a purpose
  • Monitoring reading
  • Using prior knowledge
  • Summarizing and paraphrasing
  • Previewing
  • Using mental images
  • Understanding text structure
  • Predicting

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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