Fiction Readers: Challenging Plus: Complete Kit

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  • Grade: 5
  • Item: 107043
  • ISBN: 9781643359779
  • Language: English
Description

Bring the joy of reading to the classroom with complex, diverse stories that encourage students to read actively and independently. Fifth grade students will read a wide range of appealing fiction genres including graphic novels, fantasy, sci-fi, realistic fiction, historical fiction, and retellings of traditional tales. Motivate today's students with the books they want to read featuring stories that celebrate diversity and inclusion. Students will engage in meaningful discussions and think critically as they analyze the common themes that link multiple books together.

Fiction Readers: Challenging Plus Kit builds the foundation for a lifelong love of reading. Highlights include:

  • Build literacy skills, comprehension, and vocabulary through increasingly complex text
  • Provide opportunities for students to think within the text, beyond the text, and about the text
  • Focus on the key reading skills that students need to know at their grade level
  • Implement the science of reading instruction with focused, research-based lessons that support guided reading and small-group instruction
  • Reach all students with leveled readers and respond to their needs through a variety of instructional settings and flexible lesson options
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Components

Series highlights include:

Fiction Readers – 15 full-color titles, 6 copies each, 32 pages per book in print and digital formats

Lesson Plans/Assessments – Meet reading, writing, and content standards with a 12-page lesson plan for each title that includes a Guided Reading lesson, Comprehension Strategy lesson, assessments, extension options, and student activity pages

Implementation Guide – Research-based strategies, best practices, content connections, pacing plans, assessment options, differentiation tips, standards and reading level correlations, and more

Digital Resources – eBooks, Read-along eBooks, student reproducibles, lesson plans, assessments, and Family Tips Booklet in English and Spanish 

Audio of Books – Model fluent reading

Fiction Readers: Challenging Plus: Complete Kit

Books - 15 titles, 6 copies each, 32 pages per book in print and digital formats

Cultivate a love of reading with complex, diverse stories that encourage students to actively read and re-read. These fun, entertaining books feature compelling text and dynamic illustrations to keep students reading from cover to cover. Motivate today's students with the books they want to read across a wide range of appealing fiction genres including graphic novels, fantasy, adventure, sci-fi, realistic fiction, historical fiction, and retellings of traditional tales. Empower students to see themselves in the books they are reading with stories that celebrate diversity and inclusion.

The End of Chocolate  6-Pack

The End of Chocolate 6-Pack

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$52.24

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109984


In this realistic fiction book, in Zoe's and Joey's family, baking chocolate chip cookies every weekend is a tradition. But when the Earth's cocoa trees are decimated by mealybugs, will they be able to adapt to a world without chocolate?

A World without Blue  6-Pack

A World without Blue 6-Pack

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$52.24

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109985


In this science fiction book, Taj and Tessa work as Color Mixers at a secret lab in Antarctica. When Tessa accidentally deletes the color blue, her mistake reverberates across the planet. Will they find a way to bring blue back to the world?

The Day the World Stopped Rhyming  6-Pack

The Day the World Stopped Rhyming 6-Pack

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$52.24

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109986


In the magical town of Fable, the nursery rhyme characters who live there have one job, and that's to rhyme. But when the town loses its license to rhyme, Little Miss Muffet must team up with Spider to fix it in this humorous fiction reader.

Robot Rescue  6-Pack

Robot Rescue 6-Pack

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$52.24

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109987


In this sci-fi reader Anna is the youngest crew member on a team of the brightest scientists exploring a distant planet. Just when her robot cat finally finds a live specimen, he goes missing, and it's up to Anna to lead a rescue mission to find him.

A Martian Adventure  6-Pack

A Martian Adventure 6-Pack

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$52.24

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109988


In this science fiction reader, Miri hates living on Mars with her exobiologist parents and her robotic dog, Ruff. But one day, she makes a startling discovery that makes her re-evaluate whether living on Mars is so bad, after all.

Secrets Aboard the Barnard Star 6-Pack

Secrets Aboard the Barnard Star 6-Pack

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$52.24

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109989


Sohrab and Bruno have lived their entire lives aboard the spaceship Barnard Star. When the captain of the ship announces someone has been stealing people's water rations, Sohrab and Bruno are determined to solve the case.

The End of Chocolate 6-Pack

A World without Blue 6-Pack

The Day the World Stopped Rhyming 6-Pack

Robot Rescue 6-Pack

A Martian Adventure 6-Pack

Secrets Aboard the Barnard Star 6-Pack

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Item Number: 109984

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Paige vs. Plastic  6-Pack

Paige vs. Plastic 6-Pack

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$52.24

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109990


In this graphic novel, Polly the mermaid dreams of becoming an environmental scientist. Her underwater world is filled with too much plastic, and with the help of her friend Ollie the Octopus and Danica the Dolphin, they concoct a plan to clean it up.

Vampire 9 to 5  6-Pack

Vampire 9 to 5 6-Pack

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$52.24

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109991


In this graphic novel, Calvin is a kind vampire who would never hurt a fly and who loves game night. When he opens a business based on his knowledge and many years of collecting, he gets more than he bargained for.

Camp Yowie  6-Pack

Camp Yowie 6-Pack

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$52.24

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109992


The Adventures of Mark Twain  6-Pack

The Adventures of Mark Twain 6-Pack

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$52.24

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109993


When Samuel Clemens is suffering from writer's block, he advertises for some artistic inspiration. When two mischievous boys named Tom and Huck show up, will they help him out, or end up being more trouble than he bargained for?

Mary Shelley's Monster  6-Pack

Mary Shelley's Monster 6-Pack

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$52.24

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109994


This historical fiction book recreates the fateful trip that lead to the creation of Mary Shelley's novel, Frankenstein. Mary and her husband Percy travel to Lord Byron's Lake Geneva home where he challenges them to write a ghost story.

Reading Heidi  6-Pack

Reading Heidi 6-Pack

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$52.24

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109995


Adapted from the classic book by Johanna Spyri, this historical fiction book retells the classic story of Heidi. Students will enjoy this illustrated fiction reader that features compelling text and chapter format to build comprehension.

Paige vs. Plastic 6-Pack

Vampire 9 to 5 6-Pack

Camp Yowie 6-Pack

The Adventures of Mark Twain 6-Pack

Mary Shelley's Monster 6-Pack

Reading Heidi 6-Pack

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Homemade Time Machine 6-Pack

Homemade Time Machine 6-Pack

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$52.24

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109996


When Ralph's and Luna's science fair project doesn't work, they travel back in time to see how inventors from the past have dealt with failure. This illustrated fiction reader features compelling text and chapter format to build comprehension.

Side-Tracked  6-Pack

Side-Tracked 6-Pack

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$52.24

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109997


In this fiction reader, Jeremiah works for the Erie and Kalamazoo Railroad. But the new steam engine has arrived, and his horses won't be pulling freight down the tracks anymore. Will he find a way to get a new job or will he be sidetracked?

Around the World in 80 Days  6-Pack

Around the World in 80 Days 6-Pack

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$52.24

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109998


Adapted from the classic book by Jules Verne, this adventure fiction book retells the classic story of Around the World in Eighty Days. Students will enjoy this illustrated fiction reader that features compelling text and chapter format.

Fiction Readers: Challenging Plus: Add-On Pack

Fiction Readers: Challenging Plus: Add-On Pack

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$123.48

Grade: 5

Item Number: 109818


Give students the books they want to read while expanding your classroom library! These illustrated, high-interest readers feature engaging stories from a wide range of genes including graphic novels, fantasy, sci-fi, classic tales, and realistic fiction.

Homemade Time Machine 6-Pack

Side-Tracked 6-Pack

Around the World in 80 Days 6-Pack

Fiction Readers: Challenging Plus: Add-On Pack

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$52.24

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$52.24

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$52.24

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$123.48

Item Number: 109996

Item Number: 109997

Item Number: 109998

Item Number: 109818

Lesson plan for each book

Fiction Readers utilizes focused, research-based lessons plans that meet reading, writing, and content standards. A Guided Reading lesson and Comprehension Strategy lesson are included for each title. Each 12-page lesson plan provides a consistent lesson format and includes the lesson, assessments, extension options, and student activity pages.

Fiction Readers features a variety of assessment options to track and monitor student progress.

Formative Assessments – Formal:

  • Oral retelling records
  • Oral reading records
  • Multiple-choice tests

Formative Assessments – Informal:

  • Teacher observation
  • Discussion
  • Activity pages

Placement, Diagnostic, and Summative Assessments

Fiction Readers: Challenging Plus: Complete Kit

Implementation Guide

Seamlessly integrate Fiction Readers into instruction while meeting standards with streamlined prep, research-based strategies, best practices for reading instruction, content connections, and more. The full-color Implementation Guide features:

  • Strategies for teaching reading and writing with fiction and strong content connections
  • Multiple assessment opportunities for teachers to use before, during, and after reading
  • Four options for fluency instruction and practice
  • Four options for extending each lesson
  • Pacing options for 5-week, 15-week, and 30-week implementation
  • Standards and reading level correlations
  • Reading instruction best practices
  • Differentiation strategies
Fiction Readers: Challenging Plus: Complete Kit

Digital Resources

Digital resources are available via digital download and include:

Teacher Resources:

  • Lesson plans with student pages
  • Diagnostic and summative assessments
  • Scope and Sequence organized by language arts skills and strategies
  • Reader’s Theater script cover

 Family Tips Booklet:

Strengthen the home-school connection and provide family members with the tools to promote literacy development at home. This booklet features activities and games to practice word work, reading fluency, and comprehension. At-home language and literacy extension activities are also included. Digital copies of the booklet in English and Spanish can be printed and replicated for students to take home.

Books:

Audiobooks - Students can listen to the audiobook while reading the physical book or the eBook to serve as a model of fluent reading.

eBooks - Digital copies of the readers can be viewed on any device and can be used with or

without the audiobook. These digital books can be viewed using Adobe Acrobat or any web browser.

Read-Along eBooks - Combine professional audio recordings with digital copies of the books. As

the audio plays, the text is highlighted word by word, making it easy for all students to follow along.

Students can click or tap on any challenging word to hear it read again.

Fiction Readers: Challenging Plus: Complete Kit

Audio of Books

Audio of books serve as a model of fluent reading. Students can listen to the audio of the book while reading the physical book or the eBook.

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