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Literacy Tip of the Week: Week of January 10th

posted Jan 9, 2016, 10:04 AM by Courtney Richardson

Introducing Informational Texts 

When introducing an informational text during guided reading, it is important to prepare the students so they have a successful first read. Have a short but rich discussion of new vocabulary using the text features such as the index, glossary, captions, and diagrams. I recently used the book All About Honeybees with a group of children who are learning English as a second language. Read the book online ( before you watch me introduce it at