Unit 2 Reading Routines Fiction & Nonfiction objECTIvES Fiction Nonfiction Read and Comprehend Text Make Inferences Plot (Beginning, Middle, End) Compare PRoGRAm RESoURCES print only Fiction and Nonfiction Books print & technology Assessment Masters LR A.1-LR A.4 technology only Practice Masters LR2.1-LR2.3 CommoN CoRE STANDARDS Read Prose Read Informational Text Plot Ask and Answer Questions About Key Details Respond to Reading Engage in Discussion CC.2.Rlit.10 CC.2.Rinf.10 CC.2.Rlit.5 CC.2.Rinf.1 CC.2.W.1, 2, 3 CC.2.SL.1 Introduce Read and Integrate Ideas Assign books. Review the Teaching Resources on pages LR16-LR23. Use the summary of each book for an overview of content. Select eight books for each child to read over the course of the four-week unit, based on the children's interests, their reading levels, and the completed Assessment Masters for Unit 1. Have children read independently. Circulate to observe children as they read. Ask them to read a page aloud. Note miscues as you check for fluency. Encourage children to selfcorrect by asking: Did that make sense? You said . Does that sound right? Introduce books. Have homogenous pairs reread and discuss. Pair children who have read the same book. Have Use the Teaching Resources for each book to activate prior knowledge and preview the content. Remind children that they can use what they learn from the books to answer the Big Question: What does it take to survive? Introduce story words. Preview any story words that are listed for each book. When applicable, point out corresponding story illustrations or photos to scaffold word meaning. Establish a weekly reading plan. Children will repeat the same schedule to read two books each week. SUGGESTED PACING DAY 1 DAY 2 DAY 3 DAY 4 DAY 5 LR14 Read book 1 independently. Reread book 1 with a partner who has read the same book. Discuss the book and complete the graphic organizer together. Read book 2 independently. Reread book 2 with a partner who has read the same book. Discuss the book and complete the graphic organizer together. Discuss books in a small group with children who have read different books. Unit 2 pairs reread the book. After children have learned the reading strategy and target skills, have them complete a graphic organizer together to demonstrate how the skill applies to their book. * Plot: Practice Master LR2.1 * Compare: Practice Master LR2.2 Monitor partners' discussions. Have children share their completed graphic organizers. Prompt children to show you where in the book they gathered the information to complete them. Use the build comprehension questions in the Teaching Resources to check for understanding. Have children self-assess. Distribute Assessment Master LR A.4. Have children evaluate their ability to read on their own and their ability to make inferences. Provide writing options. Have each child complete one of the writing options from the Teaching Resources to respond to one of the books they read during the week. Encourage volunteers to share their writing with the group.