This unit is not like what most of us experienced in our English classes as teens. It’s not an all-class novel unit, nor a canonical text unit, nor a classic interpretation unit. Like the novel at the heart of this unit—Ibi Zoboi’s Pride: A Pride and Prejudice Remix—this unit offers a new take on an old classic.
The Artful Read-Aloud is a user-friendly guide that builds a bridge between the artistic world and the classroom. Rebecca Bellingham draws on her experience as a performer, teaching artist, classroom teacher, and literacy coach to make explicit connections between the arts and reading aloud, providing dozens of easy moves teachers can make that can enhance, elevate, and deepen the impact of interactive read-alouds.
The Fountas & Pinnell Classroom™ Interactive Read-Aloud Collection is the foundation for literacy instruction, and is organized into 25 text sets that reflect a global perspective with a diversity of characters, settings, and topics. Each text set contains four to six high-quality picture books with engaging illustrations that represent a variety of authors and illustrators, topics, genres, themes, and text structures.
More than a translation, El libro de estrategias de lectura takes Jennifer Serravallo's Reading Strategies Book and turns it into a complete resource for reading instruction in Spanish. with 300+ strategies, including some specially created just for Spanish-language development, it's an ideal resource for dual-language or bilingual classroom teachers as well as for use with individual students.
Save $60 when you order Complete Comprehension: Fiction and Complete Comprehension: Nonfiction together!
With both the Fiction and Nonfiction kits, you'll have everything you need for goal-directed, strategy-driven instruction to support the comprehension of whole books. Each includes:
From the author of The Reading Strategies Book and Understanding Texts & Readers comes Complete Comprehension. Jennifer Serravallo has provided everything you need for goal-directed, strategy-driven instruction to support comprehension of entire chapter books: high-quality trade books, a unique whole-book assessment, easy-to-use evaluation rubrics, and 100 reading strategies to teach.
In Leading Well: Building Schoolwide Excellence in Reading and Writing, Lucy Calkins draws on the transformative work that she and her colleagues at the Teachers College Reading and Writing Project have done in partnership with school leaders over the last thirty years. This book, like the work of the TCRWP itself, is deeply research-based and principled, while also absolutely practical and real-world tested.
Ink & Ideas is Tanny’s tried and true toolkit to get you and your students started, including templates, tools, suggested reading, ideas, inspiration, and more. She outlines the how and why behind visual notetaking, including research and benefits, providing everything you need to introduce and launch sketchnoting across grade levels and content areas.
This collection of books introduce students to nonfiction they'll love, with a unique blend of heart-rending storytelling, artful juxtaposition of subtopics, and challenging density. If you are using the Literary Nonfiction middle school reading unit, these books will support your work in the unit.
Part of the Units of Study in Teaching Reading, Middle School Grades, this unit strikes a delicate balance between encouraging readers to hold on to the magic of reading, allowing them to slip longingly into the pages of a compelling story, and presenting readers with opportunities to engage in meta-analysis, fostering an appreciation of the craft of the text as well as the story.