Unit Plan

Farms Tell It Again!™ Read-Aloud Anthology

This Farms Tell It Again!™ Read-Aloud Anthology unit plan also includes:

The thematic read-aloud anthology introduces young readers to life on a farm. The thoughtfully detailed resource offers three weeks of skills practice designed to boost reading comprehension skills. Lessons follow a routine of introducing the topic, reading, discussing the reading, then reviewing and practicing the concept for that lesson. 

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas
  • Invite a farm worker to speak to the class about their experience 
  • Gather farm-related books to showcase in the classroom library and allow early finishers to browse as time permits
  • Use farm songs as brain breaks throughout the entire unit
Classroom Considerations
  • The fifth resource in a series of 12 read-aloud anthologies
  • Some included materials require color printing 
  • Preparation varies depending on the lesson
Pros
  • Comes with an alignment chart that identifies the Common Core standards addressed in each lesson
  • Provides a letter for grownups to bridge the home-school connection
Cons
  • None