Toys Go Out – Guide

$25.00

Our Integrated Literature and Writing Discovery guides are designed to develop habits of thought and habits of work when used consistently over time. Manageable daily activities help students engage in thoughtful reading and meaningful writing. Stories come alive as students are invited to journey alongside the characters they are studying.

Level 1 guides are suitable for students who can write at a 2nd to 3rd grade level. Choose 6 titles for a complete school year.

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Lumphy is a stuffed buffalo. StingRay is a stuffed stingray. And Plastic, well, Plastic isn’t sure what she is.

They all belong to the Little Girl who lives on the high bed with the fluffy pillows. A very nice person to belong to.
Together is best for these three best friends. Together they look things up in the dictionary, explore the basement, and argue about the meaning of life. And together they face dogs, school, television commercials, the vastness of the sea, and the terrifying bigness of the washing machine.

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Integrated Literature & Writing Discovery Guides

Level 1 study guides are recommended for a range of primary (grades 2 and 3) students who have acquired the foundational skills to independently read and respond to a simple piece of literature. Each guide is designed to be completed in five weeks, which allows students to comfortably work through six units in a typical school year.

Not sure what level to choose? View our placement guidelines here.

Each week for four weeks, students will:

  • Learn to take notes on characters, settings, and plot
  • Study vocabulary
  • Answer comprehension questions
  • Write a short personal response
  • Have opportunity to discuss topics related to the story

On the fifth week students are given a selection of hands-on projects to complete.

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Click here for sample guide pages.

Additional information

Weight0.75 lbs
Dimensions11 × 8.5 × 0.25 in