Meet Your New “Best Friends!” This kit by Lester L. Laminack guides you and your students as you venture deep inside books and engage in the rich discussion and literary analysis of an interactive read-aloud. Each grade-specific collection includes:
- 5 “Best Friend Books” selected by Lester L. Laminack (5 copies each).
- 5 full-color, multipanel teaching cards, developed with Reba M. Wadsworth, with detailed lesson plans and suggestions for “first visits” and “home visits”—helping students discover the magic of literary language.
- An online resource bank that features Lester modeling a read-aloud that highlights exquisite language and intriguing literary elements, and underscores the profound instructional value of literature in the classroom; also included: downloadable graphic organizers and resources for families.
- 128-page professional book, The Ultimate Read-Aloud Resource, by Lester L. Laminack.