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Katherine Casey Grade 1 ELA Lesson using Shared Reading approach
Day 1: Comprehension: Retelling in order
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Katherine Casey Grade 1 ELA Lesson using Shared Reading approach
Day 2, 3 or 4: Decoding: Using parts you know
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Katherine Casey Grade 2 ELA Lesson using Shared Reading approach
Day 1: Comprehension:Visualizing to determine meaning of figurative language
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Katherine Casey Grade 2 ELA Lesson using Shared Reading approach
Day 3: Sentence level:Using context to figure out new words/vocabulary
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Katherine Casey Grade 2 Science Lesson using Shared Reading approach
Objective: I know that animals have predictable life cycles.
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Katherine Casey Grade 2 ELA Lesson using Shared Reading approach with Science materials
Day 1: Comprehension: “I can identify the main topic of multi-paragraphs as well as the focus of specific paragraphs within the text.”  CCSS: RI 2.2
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Lesson Plan Templates  
PDF Templates Expandable Microsoft Word Forms Unlocked Microsoft Word Forms
 DUSD Early Plan with Prompts  DUSD Early Plan with Prompts form DUSD Early Plan with Prompts form unlocked
 DUSD Emergent Plan with Prompts  DUSD Emergent Plan with Prompts form DUSD Emergent Plan with Prompts form unlocked
 DUSD Fluent Guided Reading Lesson Plan  DUSD Fluent Guided Reading Lesson Plan form DUSD Fluent Guided Reading Lesson Plan form unlocked
 DUSD Pre A Template  DUSD Pre A Template form DUSD Pre A Template form unlocked
 DUSD Primary Shared Reading Lesson Planning  Template ­5 Day Cycle  DUSD Primary Shared Reading Lesson Planning Template ­5 Day Cycle form DUSD Primary Shared Reading Lesson Planning Template ­ 5 Day Cycle form unlocked
 DUSD Upper Grade Shared Reading 4 Day  DUSD Upper Grade Shared Reading 4 Day form DUSD Upper Grade Shared Reading 4 Day form unlocked
 DUSD Transitional Guided Reading Lesson Plan  DUSD Transitional Guided Reading Lesson Plan form DUSD Transitional Guided Reading Lesson Plan form unlocked
 SIOP Interactive Read Aloud Planner Short Text  SIOP Interactive Read Aloud Planner Short Text form
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Suggested Websites
Guided Reading with Dr. Jan Richardson
Fountas & Pinnell: The Continuum of Literacy Learning
The Common Core Curriculum Mapping Project

 

Check out sample CCSS ELA units from around the nation
New York State ELA Curriculum
NYC Department of Education
Tennessee ELA Curriculum
The Common Core Curriculum Mapping Project

 

More information about the ELA Common Core State Standards
California Department of Education Common Core State Standards
San Diego Common Core Connection
Achieve the Core: Getting Stared with the Common Core
Common Core Works   |   (Click here for a good 3 minute Common Core overview video.)
Engage NY
Smarter Balanced Practice Test
Common Core Appendices
Appendix A: Research Supporting Key Elements of the Standards
Appendix B: Text Exemplars and Sample Performance Tasks
Appendix C: Samples of Student Writing

 

Text Leveling Information
Grade or Fountas and Pinnell Text Levels
Lexile Text Levels
Lexile Text Complexity Bands  |  Search “Text Complexity Grade Bands & Lexile Bands”

 

Resources for Shared Reading
For Wright Group big books, including Joy Cowley books:
Type “Sunshine”, “Story Box” or “Story Basket” into the search site box.  Click on the underlined searched name (Sunshine, Story Box, or Story Basket) that comes up.  Click on Big Books to find titles.
For Lady Bug, Spider, Cricket, or non-fiction magazines
For Reading A-z subscriptions
For Time for Kids cards or magazines
For K-2 and 3-5 one-page non-fiction exerts from the Comprehension Toolkit by Stephanie Harvey
For Scholastic News Magazine or Online