Zola's birthday was coming soon. As she was digging through her parent's closet to find her gift, she stumbled upon her dad's old writer's notebook from elementary school.
What she found blew her mind and changed how she thought about her own writer's notebook!
Miguel's Book Dilemma
Miguel's family are migrant farmers. He spends half the school year confident in Mexico. When Miguel's family moves to Wisconsin he struggles to fit in. Good thing Miguel has a teacher who helps him fit in and find books that are just right for him!
Mr. Fletcher Teaches Kids to Write
This biography tells of Ralph Fletcher's life and how he grew to love books and writing.
Readers learn how Mr. Fletcher kept a writer's notebook throughout his life and never gave up on writing.
Our Community Learns Together
Students in Mrs. Warren's class learn the power of a classroom community.
Marcus is not a fan of school, but things turn around when he hears how Mrs. Warren makes sure everyone's voice is equal. Maybe school won't be so bad this year!
Aniya Does it All
As the oldest in her family, Aniya has a lot of responsibility. She must care for her little brother and sister while her single mom works her second job at night.
Will Aniya ever find time for herself?
Included for Each Book:
1. Custom illustrations in color
and black and white.
2. Teacher versions with
language for a quick, no prep,
3. Student versions with just the
text and illustrations for
rereading and enjoyment.
Teacher Language Included!
Because all the teacher language is provided inside the read aloud, there is no need to spend time finding places to stop and share thinking, invite students to discuss, or consider what to do after reading. It's all provided for you!
Student Response Activities
1. Emoji sticks for increased interaction during a read aloud.
2. 8 discussion cards to promote more conversation and connections.
3. Rate the book forms.
4. 6 writing response pages.
5. 3 graphic organizers to extend conversations and learning.
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