Bring the joy of reading to the classroom with complex, diverse stories that encourage students to read actively and independently. Introduce first grade students to a wide range of appealing fiction genres. 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: Emergent Kit builds the foundation for a lifelong love of reading. Highlights include:
Build literacy skills by engaging students with high-interest, appropriately leveled original and adapted fiction. Books feature increasingly complex vocabulary, sentence structures, plots, characters, literary devices, and illustrations to grow reading skills gradually and appropriately.
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:
Digital resources are available via digital download and include:
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.
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.
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.