Reach for Reading 2 (Read with Me Big Books): Single-Copy Set

  • AUTHORS: Lada Kratky; Nancy Frey; Nonie K Lesaux; Deborah J Short; Sylvia Linan Thompson; Jennifer D Turner
  • ISBN-13: 9781133900283 
  • Grade(s): 2
  • Stitched binding 
  • 1st Edition
  • ©2013     Published
  • Prices are valid only in the respective region

Overview

About The Product

This set includes 1 copy of each of 16 Read with Me Big Books, which are designed for shared reading and feature fiction and nonfiction choices.

The 16 Big Books are:
The Adventures of Taxi Dog
Serving the Community
Little Skink's Tail
A Frog Has a Sticky Tongue
Lila and the Secret of Rain
This Is the Rain
Maria and the Baker’s Bread
Biblioburro
Fletcher and the Falling Leaves
A Tree for All Seasons
The Brother Who Gave Rice
The Mangrove Tree
The Hen, the Rooster, and the Bean
Animal Partnerships
A Picnic in October
Celebrate Independence Day

Features

  • Instill the passion of reading in all the content areas, unlock the power of reading for every student, and meet the needs of your reading classroom with structured and flexible resources.

About the Contributor

AUTHORS
  • Lada Kratky

    During her 18 years of teaching in K–2 classrooms, as well as teaching Descubriendo la lectura and Reading Recovery, Lada Kratky has fostered a love of reading in hundreds of English-speaking and Spanish-speaking children. She is the author of numerous children's books and classroom resources and has authored both English and Spanish early literacy programs. She has been a featured speaker at national, regional, and local educational conferences, as well as institutes and training workshops across the country, presenting strategies and techniques for effective early literacy instruction.

    Ms. Kratky's monographs include: Reach into Beginning Reading and Make Every Minute Count!.

  • Nancy Frey

    Nancy Frey, Ph.D., a Professor at San Diego State University received the 2008 Early Career Achievement Award from the National Reading Conference. Dr. Frey has published in The Reading Teacher, English Journal, Remedial and Special Education, and Educational Leadership. She has co-authored more than fifty books on English Learners (Language Learners in the English Classroom), assessment (Checking for Understanding), writing (Scaffolded Writing Instruction), literacy (Reading for Information in Elementary School) and vocabulary (Learning Words Inside and Out). Dr. Frey teaches a variety of courses on reading instruction and literacy in content areas, classroom management, and supporting students with diverse learning needs. She also was a third grade classroom teacher.

    Dr. Frey's monographs include: Reaching for the Common Core, Using Technology to Foster Learning for a New Century, Link to 21st Century Skills and Resources, and Connect Oral and Written Expression.

  • Nonie K Lesaux

    Associate Professor, Harvard Graduate School of Education Her research and teaching focuses on reading development and preventing reading difficulties of children from linguistically diverse backgrounds. From 2002-2006, Dr. Lesaux was Senior Research Associate of the National Literacy Panel on Language Minority Youth and in 2007 was named one of five WT Grant scholars in support of her research on English-language learners in urban public schools. In 2009, Dr. Lesaux received a Presidential Early Career Award for Scientists and Engineers, the highest honor given by the United States government to young professionals beginning their independent research careers.

    Dr. Lesaux's monographs include: Turn up the Volume on Academic Talk! and Focus Deeply on Words that Matter!.

  • Deborah J Short

    Dr. Short is a division director at the Center for Applied Linguistics (CAL) in Washington, D.C. She has worked as a teacher, trainer, researcher, and curriculum/materials developer. Her work at CAL has concentrated on the integration of language learning with content-area instruction. Through several national projects, she has conducted research and provided professional development and technical assistance to local and state education agencies across the United States. She directed the ESL Standards and Assessment Project for TESOL and co-developed the SIOP model for sheltered instruction.

    Dr. Short's monographs include: Extend Your Students’ Reach and Move Them Toward Independence, Base Your ESL Instruction in the Content Areas, Reach for the Common Core, Structural Supports for English Learners, Comprehensive and Responsive Assessment, and Developing Academic Literacy in Adolescents.

  • Sylvia Linan Thompson

    Associate Professor and Fellow, University of Texas, Austin As the associate director of the National Research and Development Center on English Language. Dr. Linan-Thompson has developed and examined reading interventions for struggling readers who are monolingual English speakers, English language learners and bilingual students acquiring Spanish literacy. She was a Kindergarten teacher in a bilingual classroom and has worked in Latin America, Africa, Asia, and Eastern Europe on projects related to literacy instruction and professional development and has authored articles, chapters and books on these topics.

    Dr. Linan-Thompson's monographs include: Fluency is More than Reading Quickly! and Know What They Know and Get to Know Your Learners.

Components

Teacher Components

  • Big Book: A Tree for All Seasons  (ISBN-10: 1133900054 | ISBN-13: 9781133900054)
    A maple tree goes through many changes over the course of the year. It even produces sap that people turn into maple syrup. This book not only answers questions about how trees work and why seasons change, but it also invites the reader to observe and enjoy nature and its many wonders.
    Price = 50.00
  • Big Book: The Brother Who Gave Rice  (ISBN-10: 1133900062 | ISBN-13: 9781133900061)
    A Korean Tale. Two brothers split a rice harvest. Each brother is concerned that the other many not have enough and deposits a bag of rice each night in the other's house. Neither can understand why his store of rice remains the same, until they meet one night on the path between their houses.
    Price = 52.00
  • Big Book: The Mangrove Tree  (ISBN-10: 1133900070 | ISBN-13: 9781133900078)
    The Mangrove Tree Big Book
    Price = 52.00
  • Big Book: The Hen, the Rooster, and the Bean  (ISBN-10: 0736281959 | ISBN-13: 9780736281959)
    Big Books are designed for shared reading. In this retelling of a traditional tale, a hen must complete a long list of tasks before she brings water to the rooster choking on a bean.
    Price = 52.00
  • Big Book: Animal Partnerships  (ISBN-10: 1133900089 | ISBN-13: 9781133900085)
    Shared reading Big Books develop concepts, vocabulary and an understanding of print. Books also feature a built in Dictionary
    Price = 52.00
  • Big Book: A Picnic in October  (ISBN-10: 1133900097 | ISBN-13: 9781133900092)
    Tony's family visits the Statue of Liberty every year to celebrate his grandparents' arrival in the United States and the statue's birthday.
    Price = 52.00
  • Big Book: Celebrate Independence Day  (ISBN-10: 1133900100 | ISBN-13: 9781133900108)
    Shared reading Big Books develop concepts, vocabulary and an understanding of print. Books also feature a built in Dictionary
    Price = 52.00
  • Reach for Reading 2: Teacher Resource Package  (ISBN-10: 1133900224 | ISBN-13: 9781133900221)
    The Teacher Resource Package includes:
    Read with Me Big Books Single-Copy Set (16 Big Books total):
    - The Adventures of Taxi Dog
    - Serving the Community
    - Little Skink's Tail
    - A Frog Has a Sticky Tongue
    - Lila and the Secret of Rain
    - This Is the Rain
    - Maria and the Baker’s Bread
    - Biblioburro
    - Fletcher and the Falling Leaves
    - A Tree for All Seasons
    - The Brother Who Gave Rice
    - The Mangrove Tree
    - The Hen, the Rooster, and the Bean
    - Animal Partnerships
    - A Picnic in October
    - Celebrate Independence Day
    Read with Me Selection CD Set
    Cross Curricular Teamwork Activities, 4-pack
    Language and Literacy Teamwork Activities, 4-pack
    Sing with Me Language Songs CD Set
    Sing with Me Phonics Songs Big Book
    Sing with Me Phonics Songs CD Set
    Phonics Picture Cards
    Sound Spelling Cards
    Write-On/Wipe-Off Boards and Pens
    Benchmark Test Masters
    ExamView® CD-ROM
    Price = 1561.75
  • Big Book: The Adventures of Taxi Dog  (ISBN-10: 1133899986 | ISBN-13: 9781133899983)
    The Adventures of Taxi Dog Big Book
    Price = 52.00
  • Big Book: Serving the Community  (ISBN-10: 1133899994 | ISBN-13: 9781133899990)
    Serving the Community Big Book
    Price = 52.00
  • Big Book: Little Skink's Tail  (ISBN-10: 1133900003 | ISBN-13: 9781133900009)
    Little Skink loses her tail when a crow attacks her. She wonders how she would look with the tails of other animals.
    Price = 52.00
  • Big Book: A Frog Has a Sticky Tongue  (ISBN-10: 1133900011 | ISBN-13: 9781133900016)
    Animals have interesting features, such as sticky tongues or horns that help them find food and protect themselves. This book points out characteristics shared by seemingly very different animals.
    Price = 52.00
  • Big Book: Lila and the Secret of Rain  (ISBN-10: 113390002X | ISBN-13: 9781133900023)
    Lila and the Secret of Rain Big Book
    Price = 52.00
  • Big Book: This Is the Rain  (ISBN-10: 0736282033 | ISBN-13: 9780736282031)
    Big Books are designed for shared reading.
    Price = 52.00
  • Big Book: Maria and the Baker’s Bread  (ISBN-10: 0736282041 | ISBN-13: 9780736282048)
    Big Books are designed for shared reading. In this Peruvian tale, a baker tries to charge Maria for the smell of his bread. Maria refuses to pay, and the baker takes her to court. The wise judge makes Maria clink some coins together, providing the baker with the sound of money as compensation for the smell of his bread.
    Price = 52.00
  • Big Book: Biblioburro  (ISBN-10: 1133900038 | ISBN-13: 9781133900030)
    Shared reading Big Books develop concepts, vocabulary and an understanding of print. Books also feature a built in Dictionary
    Price = 52.00
  • Big Book: Fletcher and the Falling Leaves  (ISBN-10: 1133900046 | ISBN-13: 9781133900047)
    Fletcher and the Falling Leaves Big Book
    Price = 52.00