Calendar Mysteries: August Acrobat, A Book Club for Young Detectives
Join me in solving the month's mystery as we read a fun detective story.
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over 4 weeks
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Ron Roy's Calendar Mystery books are quick, funny, and best of they all they are real detective stories. Each month I like to host a book club to discuss the corresponding book! With a level N reading level from Scholastic, and plentiful illustrations these are fantastic for readers beginning to show interest in well developed chapter books. Generally ages 6-9. In this book club we will meet once a week to discuss the assigned chapters of reading. Discussions will delve into story...
Students will further their reading comprehension and inference skills as they develop a connection with books and reading. We will also work on our social skills as we practice active listening, and learn to respond to peers with meaningful, open ended questions.
Each week a section of reading will be assigned. Students will be asked to gather interesting vocabulary words and text clues between meetings.
A copy of Ron Roy's August Acrobat (This can be borrowed from a library, or purchased on Amazon) printables from the classroom Some general craft supplies such as colored paper, markers or colored pencils, scissors, glue I like to utilize Kahoots as a fun way to test our comprehension and retention skills! It will be handy to have a secondary device with a web browser available. See classroom for a tutorial video if necessary!
45 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.
Learners with high comprehension levels that still find independent reading to be a chore may benefit from having an adult reading along with them. You may read aloud to them, or perhaps take turns reading aloud to each other.
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