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Scholastic Guided Reading Programs deliver the materials you need to help ALL students become strategic and independent readers who love to read! The programs were created and carefully leveled by Dr. Gay Su Pinnell, America's leading authority on guided reading. The instruction aligns to No Child Left Behind, including rigorous guided practice in comprehension, phonics, phonemic awareness, vocabulary, and fluency. The Guided Reading system for book leveling assigns each book a letter (A-Z) based on the degree of challenge it represents.
Guided Reading Nonfiction Focus Program* will enrich your reading curriculum with both nonfiction titles (60%) and fiction titles (40%) in an exciting array of genres. This targeted, purposeful instruction is ideal for student success on standardized tests. With this carefully designed program and your support, every student can achieve reading fluency.
Guided Reading Nonfiction Level O (Grades 3-4)
- Longer books at this level present varied vocabulary that will require readers to interpret the meaning of the text. Titles include: The Kids' Invention Book Erlbach, A Picture Book of Sojourner Truth Adler, Miss Rumphius Cooney, Look What Came From Mexico Harvey, The Donner Party Olson, The Animal Shelter Mystery (Boxcar Children) Chandler Warner, I Wonder Why Snakes Shed Their Skins O'Neill, Flossie and the Fox McKissack, Where There Was Smoke Martinucci, Desert Life Mann
- Texts have more sophisticated subjects and more complex sentence structure.
*100% of the Guided Reading Nonfiction Focus Edition titles are different from the best-selling Guided Reading Fiction Focus Edition titles.
Each Leveled Library Includes:
- 60 Trade Books (6 copies of 10 titles)
- Expanded Teacher's Guide by Dr. Gay Su Pinnell which includes detailed lists of student behaviors to support at each level.
- 10 Book Cards with instructional suggestions for each title
- Leveling Stickers for identifying leveled books
- Attractive Storage Box