Beginning tomorrow I will be reviewing some wonderful books from Pacific Learning.
I will be reviewing three books in their Big Cat series. Big Cat engages students with highly interactive resources for read aloud, shared reading, and guided reading, including exceptional books, strategy-focused lessons, and interactive technology for ongoing achievement.
There are also two books in the CSI (Comprehension Strategies Instruction) Chapter books series. CSI improves comprehension, vocabulary, and fluency, helping your students to become reading detectives who know what to do when they are stuck. Digital media and audio support integrate with the lessons for heightened engagement and support.
I think you will be pleased with what they have to offer. Here is a link to their catalog: Pacific Learning Catalog
Below is the review schedule:
Wednesday, September 14th: Tiger’s Tale - Michaela Morgan and Debbie Boon
“Tiger loved stories. He was always begging the Old, Old Cat to tell him another tale. Then, one day, he was locked in the library and he found something amazing…”
Thursday, September 15th: Super Ben - Steve Smallman
“Ben and his mom went to the park. What did Ben do?”
Friday, September 16th: Top Dinosaurs - Maoliosa Kelly, Jon Hughes, Ali Teo
“Some dinosaurs were tall and some were small. Some were strong and some were scary. Find out more inside.”
Monday, September 19th: Diary of Invisible Me – by Rebecca McEwen
“Just when I’ve decided that Josh and his friends have won, Mr. A shows up. I know he’s trying to be nice, but why should I come back here again? In this school, the bullies always win…don’t they?”
Tuesday, September 20th: The Boy Who Saved Too Much - by Jane Kelley
“Is it possible to save too much money? Federico needs to save a lot of money to reach a big goal, but he must learn some important lessons along the way!”
Wednesday, September 21st: The Anti-Bully Machine - Paul Shipton
“Being the new kid in school isn’t as bad as Steve had thought – until he runs into the school bully! When boy-genius Neal shows up, it looks as if that bully has finally met his match.”
Thursday, September 22nd: The Best Nest - by Jill Eggleton, illustrated by Jim Storey
“Little Bird was very pleased with herself. She had the best nest in the tree. But along came Big Bird. ‘Squawk, squawk, squawk! Shoo, Little Bird! This is my nest!’ Poor Little Bird! What will she do now?”