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Interactiv-eBooks

  • Enhance instruction through meaningful tools to interact with the text, including embedded audio, video, student activities, voice-recording capabilities, digital assessments, and more.
  • Include three activities per book (one for word work, one for comprehension and one for writing) for practical application.
  • Used in group, paired, or individual setting for flexible and accessible implementation.
  • Interactiv-eBooks are perfect for blended learning experiences and to enhance the reading experience.
  • Use digital sticky notes to assess students' fluency and comprehension or utilize the recording tool to practice and evaluate fluent reading

Audio Recordings

  • Model fluent reading with audio recordings of books and poems.

Teacher's Guide

  • Provide teachers with the tools they need to do their jobs more effectively with easy-to-use, standards-based lesson plans.
  • .Facilitate instruction and save time with lesson plans that target key nonfiction skills and strategies.
  • Organized in a consistent format for easy-to-implement lessons for each book.
  • Lessons focus on two key nonfiction skills or strategies (activating prior knowledge, drawing inferences, questioning, synthesizing information, determining importance, or visualizing and monitoring comprehension) which helps students use those skills and strategies in all classes for deeper analysis, information synthesis, and evaluation of the content.
  • Trio of readers is accompanied by texts such as primary sources, articles, poems, and other text types for multiple options to maximize student interest and extend learning.

Assessment Guide

  • The Assessment Guide provides teachers with numerous opportunities for assessment in print and digital formats.
  • Includes research about assessments and how best to use the assessments to drive implementation and instruction.
  • Assessments include placement tests and formative and summative assessments Supplies oral reading record, multiple choice questions for each book, cited references, and answer keys for variety of assessment

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. Provided tips help develop reading skills at home. Strengthens school-home connections.
  • Tips and digital versions of each book can be printed and sent home for additional practice.

Books

  • Integrate science, social studies, and math concepts and themes into your reading block with these dynamic and engaging nonfiction readers.
  • 15 titles, 6 copies each, 12-64 pages per book in print and digital formats.
  • High-interest content to help students develop vocabulary, comprehension and fluency skills.

Student Engagement

  • Develop reading skills gradually with trios of leveled books
  • Motivates reader to want to read high-interest content with engaging illustrations and photographs.
  • Growth as readers as they develop a love for reading.
  • Integrates science, social studies, and math concepts and themes for interesting and entertaining texts.

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Building Knowledge and Vocabulary: Reading Complex Text Across the Content Areas

Students need to access rich, challenging text to develop knowledge, build vocabulary, and improve comprehension across the content areas.

As students tackle difficult text, a wide breadth of effective strategies are needed to uncover meaning and build students’ skillset.

In this workshop, educators will:

  • Discover nuances within text that make it difficult
  • Uncover student-centered ways to support knowledge and vocabulary development
  • Encounter and practice strategies to empower students to conquer challenging text
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Best Practices Webinar

Get the Picture: Visual Literacy in Content-Area Instruction

Literacy learning is no longer limited to reading, writing, listening, and speaking; we must include visual communication and expand our definition of what it means to be literate.

This professional development workshop will provide teachers with new and engaging strategies to help students learn how to analyze and create through visual communication.

Based on practical research, this workshop offers concrete tools and techniques and a wide range of suggested visual texts to effectively use in the classroom from primary sources, to digital media and the visual-heavy world of 21st century learning.

Attendees will:

  • Examine ways to incorporate visual texts into instruction, including what visual literacy lessons look like in the primary grades
  • Practice instructional strategies and develop sample lessons for teaching students to read visual texts for understanding
  • Practice and discover instructional strategies for guiding students to visually illustrate understanding, specifically targeting support for improving reading and writing
Training Options

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Workshop

On-Site Coaching

Best Practices Webinar

  The Time for Kids Nonfiction Readers are wonderful. We couldn’t have picked a better series of books to go with. The books are motivating for all students and are perfect for guided reading. The photographs are wonderful. They are also very easy to coordinate with the Common Core standards. I have used them in grades 1 – 5 and couldn’t have been happier with the outcome. Students were so engaged in what they were reading and could carry on rich discussions. I can’t wait to use them throughout the school year.  

  It has been my experience that once students are taught how to read non-fiction pieces, they fall in love with the genre and cannot get enough of it…Time for Kids Nonfiction Readers have been my hook, line, and sinker for getting my students interested in reading non-fiction. The materials are colorful, well written, and reader friendly. They cover many different topics and are easily integrated into the curriculum in all subject areas. Use of these Teacher Created Materials resources has made a tremendous impact on student achievement in my classroom. From scores on weekly comprehension tests to high stakes testing outcomes I have seen an amazing increase in scores.  

  These leveled Nonfiction Readers entertain while filling a curricular need. Conversational text and absorbing layouts with plenty of sidebars, questions to consider, facts, graphics, and color photos will entice even the most reluctant of readers. A wide-ranging and appealing series.  

  My students loved the articles… I felt like writing finally made sense to them… I also love that the language standards are incorporated and integrated with writing.  

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Foundations Kit

Increase students' reading achievement and love for reading across content-areas with this comprehensive kit including leveled nonfiction books, a teacher's guide with standards-based lesson plans, assessment guide, digital and audio resources, and more!

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Foundations Plus Kit

Increase students' reading achievement and love for reading across content-areas with this comprehensive kit including leveled nonfiction books, a teacher's guide with standards-based lesson plans, assessment guide, digital and audio resources, and more!

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Foundations Kit (Spanish)

Increase students' reading achievement and love for reading across content-areas with this comprehensive Spanish Version kit that includes leveled nonfiction books, a teacher's guide with standards-based lesson plans, assessment guide, and more.

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Foundations Plus Kit (Spanish)

Increase students' reading achievement and love for reading across content-areas with this Spanish-translated kit including leveled nonfiction books, a teacher's guide, lesson plans, assessment guide, and digital and audio resources.

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Emergent Kit

Integrate science, social studies, and mathematics concepts into your reading block with these engaging books. Colorful photos, direct picture-text match, and high-interest content motivate beginning readers, creating a positive reading experience.

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Upper Emergent Kit

Offer a natural progression in reading with engaging books that feature content-area themes. Motivate students to read and re-read with familiar concepts, a variety of topics, and high-interest, colorful graphic features.

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Emergent Kit (Spanish Version)

Integrate science, social studies, and mathematics concepts into your reading block with these Spanish books. Colorful photos, direct picture-text match, and high-interest content motivate beginning readers, creating a positive reading experience.

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Upper Emergent Kit (Spanish Version)

Offer a natural progression in reading with Spanish-translated books that feature content-area themes. Motivate students to read and re-read with familiar concepts, a variety of topics, and high-interest, colorful graphic features.

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Early Fluent Kit

Easily correlate to common content-area topics with these engaging books. Familiar themes and vocabulary combined with more complex text and supporting graphics will interest virtually any reader.

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Early Fluent Plus Kit

Motivate students to read and re-read and prepare them for more challenging text with these nonfiction books. New vocabulary and complex sentence structures combine with science, mathematics, and social studies themes to engage readers.

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Early Fluent Kit (Spanish Version)

Easily correlate to common content-area topics with these engaging, Spanish-translated nonfiction books. Familiar themes and vocabulary combined with more complex text and supporting graphics will interest virtually any reader.

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Early Fluent Plus Kit (Spanish Version)

Motivate students to read and re-read and prepare them for more challenging text with these Spanish nonfiction books. New vocabulary and complex sentence structures combine with content-area themes to engage readers.

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Fluent Kit

Integrate content-area topics into literacy lessons with vibrant books that appeal to older students needing high-interest, lower-readability text. The features of these books reflect upper-level, subject-specific texts.

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Fluent Plus Kit

Provide a transition to upper level texts while integrating high-interest content-area topics into literacy lessons with these engaging books that include dynamic text and vocabulary supported by high-quality photos and graphics.

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Fluent Kit (Spanish Version)

Integrate content-area topics into literacy lessons with vibrant, Spanish-translated nonfiction books that appeal to older students needing high-interest, lower-readability texts that are subject-specific.

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Fluent Plus Kit (Spanish Version)

Provide a transition to upper level texts while integrating high-interest content-area topics into literacy lessons with these Spanish-translated books that include dynamic text, new vocabulary, and high-quality photos and graphics.

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Advanced Kit

Engage independent readers with high-interest topics that provide opportunities for analyzing complex nonfiction text. Each book features sophisticated graphics, builds vocabulary, and sharpens critical thinking skills.

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Advanced Plus Kit

Encourage students to become passionate readers with interactive books that align with the latest standards. Unforgettable photographs and sophisticated graphics engage students. Fresh, informative, fascinating text keeps students reading.

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Advanced Kit (Spanish Version)

Engage independent readers with high-interest topics that provide opportunities for analyzing complex nonfiction text. Each Spanish-translated book features sophisticated graphics, builds vocabulary, and sharpens critical thinking skills.

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Advanced Plus Kit (Spanish Version)

Encourage students to become passionate readers with interactive, Spanish-translated books that align with the latest standards. Unforgettable photographs and sophisticated graphics work with informative, fascinating text to engage readers.

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Challenging Kit

Help readers transition into longer texts. Infographics and interactive critical-thinking elements keep reading purposeful and connect each book to essential math, science, and social studies standards.

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Challenging Plus Kit

Integrate science, history, and math into literacy lessons with these high-interest books. Unforgettable topics and sophisticated graphics engage students. Interactive text helps students improve vocabulary, visual literacy, and critical thinking.

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Challenging Kit (Spanish Version)

These Spanish titles help readers transition into longer texts. Infographics and interactive critical-thinking elements keep reading purposeful and connect each book to essential math, science, and social studies standards.

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Challenging Plus Kit (Spanish Version)

Integrate science, history, and math into literacy lessons with these high-interest, Spanish-translated books. Unforgettable topics and sophisticated graphics engage students. Interactive text helps students improve vocabulary, visual literacy, and critic

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TIME® Nonfiction Readers: Grade 6 Kit

TIME Nonfiction Readers, Grade 6 offers an exciting mix of high-interest readers in the science, social studies, and mathematics subject areas. This comprehensive kit provides strategies to teach nonfiction content and boost student reading skills.

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TIME® Nonfiction Readers: Grade 7 Kit

Improve your student's reading skills with TIME Nonfiction Readers, Grade 7. This easy-to-use teacher resource offers strategies to teach nonfiction content texts in the science, social studies, and mathematics subject areas.

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TIME® Nonfiction Readers: Grade 8 Kit

Build reading skills with this comprehensive kit that offers exciting informational texts in the science, social studies, and mathematics subject areas.

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Foundations Kit

Increase students' reading achievement and love for reading across content-areas with this comprehensive kit including leveled nonfiction books, a teacher's guide with standards-based lesson plans, assessment guide, digital and audio resources, and more!

Price:
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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Foundations Plus Kit

Increase students' reading achievement and love for reading across content-areas with this comprehensive kit including leveled nonfiction books, a teacher's guide with standards-based lesson plans, assessment guide, digital and audio resources, and more!

Price:
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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Emergent Kit

Integrate science, social studies, and mathematics concepts into your reading block with these engaging books. Colorful photos, direct picture-text match, and high-interest content motivate beginning readers, creating a positive reading experience.

Price:
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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Upper Emergent Kit

Offer a natural progression in reading with engaging books that feature content-area themes. Motivate students to read and re-read with familiar concepts, a variety of topics, and high-interest, colorful graphic features.

Price:
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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Early Fluent Kit

Easily correlate to common content-area topics with these engaging books. Familiar themes and vocabulary combined with more complex text and supporting graphics will interest virtually any reader.

Price:
Learn More
TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Early Fluent Plus Kit

Motivate students to read and re-read and prepare them for more challenging text with these nonfiction books. New vocabulary and complex sentence structures combine with science, mathematics, and social studies themes to engage readers.

Price:
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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Fluent Kit

Integrate content-area topics into literacy lessons with vibrant books that appeal to older students needing high-interest, lower-readability text. The features of these books reflect upper-level, subject-specific texts.

Price:
Learn More
TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Fluent Plus Kit

Provide a transition to upper level texts while integrating high-interest content-area topics into literacy lessons with these engaging books that include dynamic text and vocabulary supported by high-quality photos and graphics.

Price:
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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Advanced Kit

Engage independent readers with high-interest topics that provide opportunities for analyzing complex nonfiction text. Each book features sophisticated graphics, builds vocabulary, and sharpens critical thinking skills.

Price:
Learn More
TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Advanced Plus Kit

Encourage students to become passionate readers with interactive books that align with the latest standards. Unforgettable photographs and sophisticated graphics engage students. Fresh, informative, fascinating text keeps students reading.

Price:
Learn More
TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Challenging Kit

Help readers transition into longer texts. Infographics and interactive critical-thinking elements keep reading purposeful and connect each book to essential math, science, and social studies standards.

Price:
Learn More
TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Challenging Plus Kit

Integrate science, history, and math into literacy lessons with these high-interest books. Unforgettable topics and sophisticated graphics engage students. Interactive text helps students improve vocabulary, visual literacy, and critical thinking.

Price:
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TIME® Nonfiction Readers: Grade 6 Kit

TIME Nonfiction Readers, Grade 6 offers an exciting mix of high-interest readers in the science, social studies, and mathematics subject areas. This comprehensive kit provides strategies to teach nonfiction content and boost student reading skills.

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TIME® Nonfiction Readers: Grade 7 Kit

Improve your student's reading skills with TIME Nonfiction Readers, Grade 7. This easy-to-use teacher resource offers strategies to teach nonfiction content texts in the science, social studies, and mathematics subject areas.

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TIME® Nonfiction Readers: Grade 8 Kit

Build reading skills with this comprehensive kit that offers exciting informational texts in the science, social studies, and mathematics subject areas.

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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Foundations Kit (Spanish)

Increase students' reading achievement and love for reading across content-areas with this comprehensive Spanish Version kit that includes leveled nonfiction books, a teacher's guide with standards-based lesson plans, assessment guide, and more.

Price:
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TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Foundations Plus Kit (Spanish)

Increase students' reading achievement and love for reading across content-areas with this Spanish-translated kit including leveled nonfiction books, a teacher's guide, lesson plans, assessment guide, and digital and audio resources.

Price:
Learn More
TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Emergent Kit (Spanish Version)

Integrate science, social studies, and mathematics concepts into your reading block with these Spanish books. Colorful photos, direct picture-text match, and high-interest content motivate beginning readers, creating a positive reading experience.

Price:
Learn More
TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Upper Emergent Kit (Spanish Version)

Offer a natural progression in reading with Spanish-translated books that feature content-area themes. Motivate students to read and re-read with familiar concepts, a variety of topics, and high-interest, colorful graphic features.

Price:
Learn More
TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Early Fluent Kit (Spanish Version)

Easily correlate to common content-area topics with these engaging, Spanish-translated nonfiction books. Familiar themes and vocabulary combined with more complex text and supporting graphics will interest virtually any reader.

Price:
Learn More
TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Early Fluent Plus Kit (Spanish Version)

Motivate students to read and re-read and prepare them for more challenging text with these Spanish nonfiction books. New vocabulary and complex sentence structures combine with content-area themes to engage readers.

Price:
Learn More
TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Fluent Kit (Spanish Version)

Integrate content-area topics into literacy lessons with vibrant, Spanish-translated nonfiction books that appeal to older students needing high-interest, lower-readability texts that are subject-specific.

Price:
Learn More
TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Fluent Plus Kit (Spanish Version)

Provide a transition to upper level texts while integrating high-interest content-area topics into literacy lessons with these Spanish-translated books that include dynamic text, new vocabulary, and high-quality photos and graphics.

Price:
Learn More
TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Advanced Kit (Spanish Version)

Engage independent readers with high-interest topics that provide opportunities for analyzing complex nonfiction text. Each Spanish-translated book features sophisticated graphics, builds vocabulary, and sharpens critical thinking skills.

Price:
Learn More
TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Advanced Plus Kit (Spanish Version)

Encourage students to become passionate readers with interactive, Spanish-translated books that align with the latest standards. Unforgettable photographs and sophisticated graphics work with informative, fascinating text to engage readers.

Price:
Learn More
TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Challenging Kit (Spanish Version)

These Spanish titles help readers transition into longer texts. Infographics and interactive critical-thinking elements keep reading purposeful and connect each book to essential math, science, and social studies standards.

Price:
Learn More
TIME FOR KIDS® Nonfiction Readers: Challenging Plus Kit (Spanish Version)

Integrate science, history, and math into literacy lessons with these high-interest, Spanish-translated books. Unforgettable topics and sophisticated graphics engage students. Interactive text helps students improve vocabulary, visual literacy, and critic

Price:
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