Toolkit Texts: Grades 6-7 by Stephanie Harvey, Anne Goudvis. Short Nonfiction for Guided and Independent Practice - Heinemann Publishing
Toolkit Texts: Grades 6-7

Toolkit Texts: Grades 6-7

Short Nonfiction for Guided and Independent Practice

"These articles lend themselves to active reading, giving kids a great place to annotate and work out their thinking as they read."
--Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis

In response to the overwhelming demand for more high-quality, age-appropriate nonfiction texts, Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis have developed the four-volume series Toolkit Texts: Short Nonfiction for Guided and Independent Practice. Each volume provides a library of age-appropriate nonfiction articles in a reproducible format. Personally selected and edited by Harvey and Goudvis, each article is matched to the strategies

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"These articles lend themselves to active reading, giving kids a great place to annotate and work out their thinking as they read."
--Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis

In response to the overwhelming demand for more high-quality, age-appropriate nonfiction texts, Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis have developed the four-volume series Toolkit Texts: Short Nonfiction for Guided and Independent Practice. Each volume provides a library of age-appropriate nonfiction articles in a reproducible format. Personally selected and edited by Harvey and Goudvis, each article is matched to the strategies described in Toolkit series.

The articles in each volume:

  • focus on high-interest topics that help build strong readers while also building background knowledge in numerous content areas
  • give students an opportunity to read and process the kinds of passages typically found on state tests
  • present information in a range of formats typical of nonfiction texts including time lines, sidebars, interviews, and maps and diagrams
  • are supported by teaching strategies that describe how to integrate the articles into your Toolkit instruction.

Plus, the accompanying CD-ROM provides all of the informational texts in English and Spanish.

Select the volumes that will best address your students needs.
Toolkit Texts, Gr. K-1
Toolkit Texts, Gr. 2-3
Toolkit Texts, Gr. 4-5
Toolkit Texts, Gr. 6-7
Save when you order the entire PreK-7 Toolkit Texts Library for one low price.

For a comprehensive overview of the Comprehension Toolkit series including sample lessons, a new Summer School Literacy Guide, free nonfiction short texts in Spanish (K-2), lists of alternative texts, teacher feedback , and presentation materials  visit http://www.comprehensiontoolkit.com

Contents

 

The 30 articles (68 pages of student text) in grades 6-7 explore a range of topics of interest to young children including articles about animals, ecology, sports, social and environmental change, education, American history, and ancient civilizations.

  • Bug Bites
  • How Do We Taste?
  • Mystery Voices
  • Frog Watching
  • The Loch Ness Monster: Anatomy of a Hoax
  • On Deadly Ground: Storm Surge
  • Tornado!
  • Avalanche!
  • Going Up: Life in the Death Zone
  • Basketball Without Borders: The Globalization of the NBA
  • Watch Your Money Grow
  • Money Makers
  • All Aboard the Underground Railroad
  • Freedom To Learn
  • Stealing Freedom on the Underground Railroad
  • What is Child Labor?
  • Education is Our Hope
  • Hip Hop at the Museum
  • Music to Your Ears or Hearing Loss
  • Egypt: The Gift of the Nile
  • Help Wanted in Ancient Egypt
  • All Wrapped Up: The Many Tasks of the Mummymakers
  • Fun and Games in Early America
  • Getting Well: Healing the Sick in Early America
  • Navajo Code Talkers
  • Viva La Causa
  • He Inspired Others: An Interview with Cesar's Grandson
  • Petticoat Vote
  • The Changing Face of American Voters
  • A Long, Hard March

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Email planningservices@heinemann.com if you would like to contact Stephanie Harvey directly about professional development support.

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Email planningservices@heinemann.com if you would like to contact Anne Goudvis directly about professional development support.