The Texts and Lessons Series
Whatever your content specialty, you’ll find texts you want to teach and ones that kids want to write about. Nancy and Smokey have compiled more than 50 reproducible mentor texts, 36 ready to use lessons, and more than 200 options for meaningful, extended writing projects.
Smokey and Nancy support content-area and language-arts teachers alike by pairing more than 75 short, kid-tested reproducible nonfiction texts with 33 simple, ready-to-go lessons that deepen comprehension and support effective collaboration.
Use the 37 innovative, step-by-step, common-core-correlated lessons with the reproducible texts provided, with selections from your literature textbook, or with your own best-loved texts to teach close reading skills and deep comprehension strategies.