ISBN: 9780077150150

CSI Literacy Kit: Purple (Reading Age: 10-11 / Interest Age: 10-11)


ISBN: 9780077150150
SKU: 9780077150150
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Why is the Milky Way so important to dung beetles? How fast can an elephant fly? Why was George the tortoise so lonesome? Read, think and talk about these interactive and audio-assisted texts and activities and so much more in CSI Literacy Kit: Purple!

The Kit contains:

Lesson Plan Book
  • 5 introductory lessons and 40 comprehensive lesson plans for teaching of fiction (including poetry) and non-fiction texts (including numeracy, science and social studies)
  • Support for teachers including research citations; levelling information; and approaches for struggling readers, English Language Learners (ELLs) and boys
  • Classroom management and scheduling options
  • Assessment rubrics for reading, language, writing and oral language (for both fiction and non-fiction texts)
2 interactive CD-ROMs
  • 40 digital texts (for whole- or small-group explicit teaching) with a unique digital interface for teaching and learning, to be used with an interactive whiteboard, a data projector or a large TV
  • Selected digital texts have embedded video or audio to build students’ subject-area knowledge and to increase engagement, especially helpful for ELLs and struggling readers
  • All co-operative texts, activities and graphic organisers in digital PDF format for printing or viewing on any device
Texts for Shared and Modelled Reading book
  • 45+ levelled shared-reading texts for use under a document camera
15 Co-operative Learning Activitiesbooks
  • 40 texts (8 non-fiction, 8 numeracy, 8 fiction, 8 science and 8 social studies) with corresponding co-operative activities
  • Co-operative literacy learning supports pupils to “do today what was modelled and discussed yesterday” (the gradual release of responsibility model)
  • Glossed academic vocabulary words to build vocabulary
2 audio CDs
  • 40 fluent reading models of all co-operative book texts, especially valuable for ELLs and struggling readers
15 blank transparencies and 15 erasable markers
  • Students can place transparencies over the co-operative texts and use the pens to annotate the texts, working co-operatively and using their oral language skills to share their reflections
1 sample hard-copy Reflection Journal
  • 40 unique graphic organisers individually designed for each text to consolidate student learning through writing and to provide a record of student progress
  • Templates for individual written reflection
  • Rubrics for self-assessment and building metacognition

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