Each title:

  • Provides text to self, text to text and text to world opportunities
  • Supports investigation of literary devices that are essential for effective writing
  • Includes specific modeling of text types including reports, explanations, narrative fantasy and persuasive
  • Contains numerous opportunities to develop oral language

The teacher resource provides detailed lessons for the explicit instruction of skills and strategies such as:

  • Understanding inferencing
  • Summarizing and sequencing
  • Understanding cause and effect