Scholastic’s Guided Reading Nonfiction Focus: 2nd Edition offers enormous collections of high-quality nonfiction titles. This 2nd Edition is packed with new nonfiction books and instructional resources that explicitly support the Common Core with strategically challenging texts in a complex text continuum.
What’s NEW? • More Nonfiction than ever: 80% nonfiction titles, 20% fiction titles • Teacher’s Guide with NEW sections addressing: • Common Core State Standards • Prompts and strategies to support problem-solving • Activities for Literacy Centers • Analysis of Informational Text Features • Brand new titles! • CCSS Exemplar Texts
PLUS CCSS-aligned Instruction Featuring… • Opportunities for extensive reading of nonfiction texts • Carefully leveled texts focusing on content, academic and domain-specific vocabulary, and language complexity • Targeted instruction to scaffold students’ abilities to read and understand increasingly complex nonfiction content and informational text features • Instructional materials that include text-dependent questions and prompts to guide deep discussion and thinking