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Historical Fiction Book Clubs with Trade Pack

Lucy Calkins , Mary Ehrenworth , Pablo Wolfe

Pub Date: 1/19/2018
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 6th - 8th

About the Unit Historical fiction helps students see how history is not a collection of old, dead facts to be memorized, but is full of compelling stories that help us understand our present and, perhaps, what we need to do to shape a better future. We hope that the reading of historical fiction in this unit will not only kindle... more

Historical Fiction Book Clubs

Lucy Calkins , Mary Ehrenworth , Pablo Wolfe

Pub Date: 1/12/2018
Product Type: Spiral
Grade: 6th - 8th

About the Unit Historical fiction helps students see how history is not a collection of old, dead facts to be memorized, but is full of compelling stories that help us understand our present and, perhaps, what we need to do to shape a better future. We hope that the reading of historical fiction in this unit will not only kindle... more

A Deep Study of Character with Trade Pack

Lucy Calkins , Mary Ehrenworth

Pub Date: 9/20/2017
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 6th - 8th

About the Unit This unit serves as a primer in what it means to participate in an intense reading workshop. It introduces students to a variety of instructional methods such as read-aloud, partner work, and minilessons, and coaches both teachers and students in how to harness those methods to increase reading expertise and independence. Students... more

Units of Study for Teaching Reading: Middle School Grades, Introductory Bundle

Lucy Calkins , Mary Ehrenworth , Katie Clements

Pub Date: 8/22/2017
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 6th - 8th

About the Units of Study for Teaching Reading, Middle Grades Series We want our middle grades students to become flexible, resilient readers, we want them to have a toolkit of strategies for dealing with difficulty, and we want them to read broadly and deeply, alert to the intricacies of texts and to the power of language. To accomplish... more

A Guide to the Reading Workshop

Lucy Calkins , Mary Ehrenworth

Pub Date: 8/22/2017
Product Type: Spiral
Grade: 6th - 8th

About the Guide The Guide to the Reading Workshop: Middle School Grades offers a comprehensive but concise introduction to: the need for this series research on what adolescent readers need ways to launch and sustain independent reading a big-picture introduction to the reading workshop the architecture... more

A Deep Study of Character

Lucy Calkins , Mary Ehrenworth

Pub Date: 8/16/2017
Product Type: Spiral
Grade: 6th - 8th

About the Unit This unit serves as a primer in what it means to participate in an intense reading workshop. It introduces students to a variety of instructional methods such as read-aloud, partner work, and minilessons, and coaches both teachers and students in how to harness those methods to increase reading expertise and independence. Students... more

Mystery Shelf, Grade 8, Below Benchmark

Lucy Calkins , Mary Ehrenworth , Heather Michael

Pub Date: 12/6/2016
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 8th - 8th

The books in this exciting, fast-paced, action-packed collection will hook readers from the start, drawing them in by the plot and the chance to race alongside the detective as he or she solves the mystery. These books help students build their skills of envisioning, predicting, monitoring for sense, retelling, summarizing, and synthesizing,... more

Biography Shelf, Grade 7, Below Benchmark

Lucy Calkins , Mary Ehrenworth , Heather Michael

Pub Date: 12/6/2016
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 7th - 7th

The biographies in this collection help readers learn about people from many corners of the world who have made a positive difference. Many of the biographies are related—some are on the same person, while others are on people with similar jobs or other similarities allowing them to be compared and contrasted—and this allows your... more

High-Interest Fiction Shelf, Grade 8, Below Benchmark

Lucy Calkins , Mary Ehrenworth , Heather Michael

Pub Date: 12/6/2016
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 8th - 8th

These books, geared to readers below grade level, are immediately engaging and were carefully chosen to respect the maturity level of eighth-graders. These books introduce students to different authors, storylines, and genres, including realistic fiction, action-adventure, sports, and graphic novels. The characters resonate with... more

Adventure Shelf, Grade 8, Below Benchmark

Lucy Calkins , Mary Ehrenworth , Heather Michael

Pub Date: 12/6/2016
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 8th - 8th

These books will grab the attention of students who love the fast-paced plots of classic adventure stories, but this collection is also designed to extend students' interests beyond this shelf. A student who reads an adventure book set in an alternative world will be more likely to try a fantasy or dystopian novel, while reader who... more