We are following the Teachers College Units of Study for Teaching Reading.
Reading Strategies: Notice and Note Signposts
Interpreting Characters: The Heart of the Story
Mentor Text: The Rising Tiger by Kate DiCamillo
Reading the Weather, Reading the World: Purposeful Reading of Nonfiction
Mentor Text: National Geographic Kids: Everything Weather
Poetry and Poetic Devices
Genre Study: Elements of Fairy Tales and Folktales