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It's October, and you know what that means: Halloween is coming! Celebrate the holiday with fun activities and festive decorations. But let's not forget that there are 31 days in October and there is a lot more to this autumnal month than just Halloween.

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World Animal Day (October 4)

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TCR8026 Nonfiction Reading Comprehension: Science, Grades 1-2

TCR8026 Nonfiction Reading Comprehension: Science, Grades 1-2
High-interest, nonfiction articles help students learn about science topics while developing skills in reading comprehension. Each story is followed by questions that cover main idea, detail, vocabulary, and critical reasoning. The format is similar to that of standardized test, so as students progress through the book's units, they are preparing [more]

Pages: 144
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TCR2692 Close Reading Using Text-Dependent Questions Grade 3

TCR2692 Close Reading Using Text-Dependent Questions Grade 3
Provide students with the skills they need to thoughtfully and critically analyze text. The resource includes 22 short, complex, high-interest reading passages that students are guided to read, summarize, reread, annotate, and discuss. Text-dependent questions prompt students to examine the passage’s meaning, purpose, vocabulary, and structure and to use textual [more]

Pages: 96
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Universal Music Day (October 12)

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TCR8062 Mastering Complex Text Using Multiple Reading Sources Grade 4

TCR8062 Mastering Complex Text Using Multiple Reading Sources Grade 4
Equip students with the skills they need to synthesize information from a variety of different text types. Each unit provides multiple text sources. Students are prompted to explore the reading materials and complete the accompanying activities. The activities are designed to teach students to:

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Halloween (October 31)

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TCR8039 Rigorous Reading: Wonder

TCR8039 Rigorous Reading: Wonder
Maximize your students’ reading experience by providing activities that foster comprehension and reinforce understanding of literary elements. Activities for each section allow students to process portions of the novel through individual and collaborative exercises that encourage close reading. Suggestions for maintaining Interactive Novel Logs provide students with additional ways to [more]

Grade(s): 4-6
Pages: 80
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TCR3178 Celebrating Holidays: Reading, Writing & Hands-on Activities

TCR3178 Celebrating Holidays: Reading, Writing & Hands-on Activities
Introduce, teach, and celebrate the holidays with your students. This culturally diverse book is full of original fiction, poetry, and nonfiction, along with writing, speaking, listening, and craft activities. Relevant vocabulary is also included. Each of the twenty-two units covers a specific holiday. The reading passages and accompanying activities are [more]

Grade(s): 3-4
Pages: 128
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TCR3179 Celebrating Holidays: Reading, Writing & Hands-on Activities

TCR3179 Celebrating Holidays: Reading, Writing & Hands-on Activities
Introduce, teach, and celebrate the holidays with your students. This culturally diverse book is full of original fiction, poetry, and nonfiction, along with writing, speaking, listening, and craft activities. Relevant vocabulary is also included. Each of the twenty-two units covers a specific holiday. The reading passages and accompanying activities are [more]

Grade(s): 5-6
Pages: 128
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