OER: Grades K–1

Readings —— These stories include questions to be used for a Shared InquiryTM discussion.

Picture-Books in Winter
by Robert Louis Stevenson

Lesson Plans

New Junior Great Books Series K and 1 – These interactive read-aloud programs are focused on helping young learners develop three key Shared Inquiry skills—listening, wondering, and sharing. These flexible programs provide the literature, challenge, and critical thinking elements essential in every balanced literacy program.

Classic Read Aloud Sample Unit – This lesson plan includes a copy of the student text, Shared Inquiry activities from the Teacher’s Edition, and instructions on how to lead the activities with your class.

Classic Read Aloud Sample Unit (Common Core State Standards Edition) – This lesson plan includes a copy of the student text, Shared Inquiry activities from the Teacher’s Edition, instructions on how to lead the activities with your class, and alignment to the Common Core State Standards.

 

Research

DC-JGB-ResultsClick here to view research measuring the impact of Great Books programs on student performance.

 

Videos

Watch students engaged in Shared Inquiry discussion.