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Essentials Reader Teacher's Guide

  • $ 1800

Hundreds of Reading Comprehension and Composition Ideas

Teacher's Guide: Companion to the Essentials Reader

Your guide to helping your student get the most of the Essentials Reader texts! For each lesson in the Reader, this Teacher's Guide includes four sections of suggested activities:

  • Pre-reading: decoding activities for challenging words, vocabulary activities, discussions of the topic or genre that may help prepare students for greater comprehension of what they read
  • Post-reading: reading comprehension activities exploring meaning, form, genre, literary devices, note-taking, interpretation and application, and vocabulary
  • Handwriting and Composition: suggestions for handwriting practice, dictation, summarizing, creative writing, outlining, and other skills to strengthen both composition and understanding
  • Extension & Cross-Curricular Activities: All sorts of ideas for how you and your students can go further with the science, geography, history, and literary topics in the lesson's readings!

Required Materials

Recommended for

  • Ages 8 to adult
  • Older struggling readers using Essentials or another systematic phonics program
  • Students with dyslexia
  • Those planning to use The Essentials Reader as a full reading and composition program for students in grades 3-6 

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  • Full color
  • Paperback
  • 102 pages
  • Weight: 8 oz.
  • Product SKU: CERTG1P
    ISBN 978-1-936706-95-2
  • Downloadable PDF 115.9 MB
  • See PDF license information below
  • Product SKU: CERTG1A
    ISBN 978-1-936706-96-9

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Single Teacher License: This digital license is for use by only ONE teacher. Multiple teachers in the same school or multiple parents in the same co-op must each have their own purchased license.

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