Includes: Sample Set - 10: Books & Resource Guides CDs (1 of each title)
Reading Level (Grade): 2.00
Interest Level (Age): 13-18, ESL
Author(s): Eleanor Robins
Meet the students of Carter High. They are a diverse group of teens from a variety of backgrounds.
Each softcover book features a character, embroiled in a typical high school dilemma. Topics are involving and pertinent to young adult readers: romance, sports, friendship, exams, work, family. In just 48 pages, even your most reluctant readers can easily finish these novels!
There are 10 intriguing titles in the series: Back-up Quarterback, Boy of Their Dreams, Don't Blame Me, It is Not a Date, One Date Too Many, The Best Week Ever, The Easy Way, The Fastest Runner, The Right Kind of Win & Too Late.
The 16 page Resource Guides CD's provide over 100 activities and reproducible worksheets to support the books and extend students' reading skills. A key at the end of each guide provides answers and sample responses. The activities give lower-level readers the tools to construct, extend, and examine the meaning of text.
LEARNING ACTIVITIES INCLUDE: Decoding words, using words correctly, understanding meanings, and extending vocabulary. Identifying details and facts and recognizing aspects of literal text, such as sequence of events or main ideas. The reader must distinguish between and compare separate concepts in a text to extend its meaning. Personal reflection and response. Demonstrating a critical stance.
Sample Set includes 10 book plus 10 Resource Guides (1 of each title).
Individual components may be purchased separately.