First, the word solving reading strategies are included, pocket chart cards for these strategies are also included, along with cards for any mentor text resources included in this pack. Auto the Otter is so perfect for sight words automaticity!
Next, there are posters for the reading comprehension strategies. Pocket chart cards for these strategies are also included, along with a card for any mentor text resources included in this pack. Quackers the Duck is my favorite!
Now for the Scholastic book companions/resources included in pack one. Seven Blind Micecan be used to help teach several strategies. This section includes work pages, activities, and also pocket chart cards for vocabulary.
The Arthur’s Valentine section has some sweet activities.
Chunky Monkey and Spinner the Spider are part of the Cinderella Penguin section.
Next, Scholastic’s sight word readers (or any emergent readers with the same words) help reinforce automaticity with Auto the Otter. By the way, here is a second Auto the Otter in the premium eMember area.
Next, Digger Dog helps mentor non-fiction conventions.
Finally, Clifford for President is used as an anchor text for several word solving strategies. Quackers the Duck is perfect for noticing dialogue in the text, also.
Reading Strategies Pack two is a companion for the free reading strategies pack one, above. This link will open a free demonstration PDF to provide more information and a list of the CCSS addressed. This PDF is included in our premium Amember area.
Do you need rubrics? They are wonderful for being observed by the principal or peer coach to help answer the question, “How will you evaluate this lesson?”
The post is about a 40-minute reading strategies professional development video in our premium Amember area by Wise Owl Factory. It has student PDFs and 2 renewal (CEU) units if approved by your school district. More information here.
Free synthesizing as a reading strategy video for professional development for teachers on the blog post. Free student PDF. The video is about four minutes long and has information for teaching students about the synthesizing reading strategy.
All the books Wise Owl Factory has made free PDF book companions, novel units, and literature companions. Most will download at the link to the blog post about the book, some will open at this link.
Word-solving strategies can be fun with books like Clifford for President by Mark Mcveigh. Books that children find interesting enough to try to decode the words and understand the story are motivating enough for sneaking in some teaching.