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NEW! Junior Great Books Series K–1

Available February 2017


  • Twelve interactive read-aloud units in each series
  • (9 stories, 3 poems)
  • Contemporary and classic literature that invites close reading, questioning, and discussion
  • Orientation units introducing key Shared Inquiry concepts: listening, wondering, and sharing.
  • Student books with full-color illustrations and activity pages
  • Choral reading, movement, dramatic play, and drawing and writing activities for exploration of a text through a variety
  • of modalities
  • High-level questions and text-specific prompts that encourage critical thinking
  • Target word activities to develop vocabulary for each text
  • Assessment tools, including rubrics and reflection forms

Program Materials

Student Books

  • Outstanding age-appropriate stories and poems support interpretive reading and discussion
  • Full-color illustrations, guidelines for discussion, and activity pages encourage students to record their thinking through drawing, dictation, and writing

Teacher’s Editions

  • Everything needed to conduct each unit: step-by-step instructions with helpful tips, differentiation options, vocabulary activities,  and student book pages

Online Resources

  • MP3 files of the selections, assessment tools, family engagement letters, related reading recommendations, and more!

Download the New Series K–1 Sneak Preview today!

Preorder by 12/31/16 and save 10%. Call 800.222.5870 to order.