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Social Issues Book Clubs with Trade Pack

Lucy Calkins , Audra Robb , Emily Strang-Campbell

Pub Date: 2/5/2018 1
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 6th - 8th

About the Unit The topic of social issues, the lens for reading in this unit, is a topic that matters greatly to the young human beings who enter our classrooms every day. In middle school, many kinds of issues start to weigh more heavily on students: relationship issues, school issues, and a growing awareness of larger societal... more

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

Dystopian Book Clubs

Lucy Calkins , Katy Wischow

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

About the Unit This unit is for teachers whose classes could benefit from a deep study of an incredibly engaging genre. It will support classes who could learn to talk more deeply about their reading and push themselves to read with greater volume. It will also pay off for teachers who want to take advantage of the power of a popular... more

Dystopian Book Clubs with Trade Pack

Lucy Calkins , Katy Wischow

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

About the Unit This unit is for teachers whose classes could benefit from a deep study of an incredibly engaging genre. It will support classes who could learn to talk more deeply about their reading and push themselves to read with greater volume. It will also pay off for teachers who want to take advantage of the power of a popular... more

Social Issues Book Clubs

Lucy Calkins , Audra Robb , Emily Strang-Campbell

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

About the Unit The topic of social issues, the lens for reading in this unit, is a topic that matters greatly to the young human beings who enter our classrooms every day. In middle school, many kinds of issues start to weigh more heavily on students: relationship issues, school issues, and a growing awareness of larger societal... 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

Tapping the Power of Nonfiction with Trade Pack

Lucy Calkins , Katie Clements

Pub Date: 9/22/2017
Product Type: Bundle
Grade: 6th - 8th

About the Unit Nonfiction reading skills are essential to students’ achievement in virtually every academic discipline. To do science, students need to read science books and articles. To study history, they need to be skilled at reading all kinds of primary and secondary sources. When we help students become powerful readers of... 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