The Karen Collection (Grade 2 Six-Packs)
We are pleased to introduce our new SongLake Books Karen Collection. Recognizing that many schools are struggling to meet the demands of the Common Core State Standards, we have scrutinized hundreds of books from approved publishers and hand-selected only those that best align themselves with these standards.
Features of our Karen Collection for grade 2 include repeated characters; repeated books by the same author/illustrator; repeated topics; different versions of the same fairy tales; repetition and rhyme; greater variety of topics; ties to content areas: science, social studies, health, math; family and community; different times and cultures; as well as a play to perform. The Karen Collection also features different genres at each level offering more flexibility in choosing titles of interest for your students.
Books in the Karen Collection span guided reading levels J–M to meet the varied needs of students found in a typical grade 2 classroom. Note that Fountas & Pinnell have recently revised grade 2 to include four levels. The goal is to have second graders exit this grade at a level M instructional level.
Our Karen Collection contains 265 books: 1 hard cover author biography and 6 copies each of 44 titles organized into guided reading sets for classrooms, Title I, and new federal programs such as RTI, i3, et al. They are also ideal for bookrooms.
Most titles included in this collection can be found in Fountas & Pinnell's Booklist now found online. Each collection comes with two lists. One list is arranged by levels. The other list is arranged alphabetically. Word counts are included to assist in book selection and scoring of running records.
As with each of our collections the Karen Collection is affordably priced below retail with no additional shipping or handling charges. This is truly a remarkable value for a well-designed collection from multiple publishers.
|J||Celebrating Martin Luther King Day||Informational|
|Frog Prince, The||Traditional Literature|
|Henry And Mudge: The First Book||Realistic Fiction|
|Jake's Bird Feeder||Realistic Fiction|
Pat And Pea Soup
|Princess Pig And The Pea||Traditional Literature|
|Thunderstorm, The (A Play)||Readers' Theatre|
|Two Fables Of Aesop||Traditional Literature|
Walking Home Alone
|What Happens To Trash?||Informational|
|What's The Difference?||Informational|
Hoops And Me
|How Much Does This Hold?||Informational|
|Jasper And The Bully||Fantasy|
|Keep The Lights Burning, Abbie||Historical Fiction|
|Looking At Maps And Globes||Informational|
|Pond Hockey Challenge, The||Realistic Fiction|
|Princess And The Pea, The (PV)||Traditional Literature|
|Strega Nona||Traditional Literature|
|Three Stories You Can Read To Your Cat||Fantasy|
|L||Cinderella (PV)||Traditional Literature|
Coral Reef, The
Dad Still Smiles
|Oliver And The Bird Feeder||Fantasy|
|Pinky And Rex||Realistic Fiction|
|Princess Pig And The Pink Purse (Ethics)||Fantasy|
|Three Wishes, The||Traditional Literature|
|M||Bronco Charlie And The Pony Express (Lerner)||Historical Fiction|
|Drinking Gourd, The||Historical Fiction|
|Elephant Orphanage, The||Informational|
*Escape From Death Valley
|How And Why Spiders Spin Silk||Informational|
|Night Noises||Realistic Fiction|
|Old Woman Who Lived In A Vinegar Bottle, The||Traditional Literature|
|Picture Book Of Martin Luther King, A||Biography|
|Reuse And Recycle||Informational|
|Wolf Who Cried Boy, The||Fantasy|
|Most titles listed on Fountas & Pinnell's Leveled Books website
265 books: 6 copies of 44 different paperback titles plus one hardcover title
Hardcover: Playing With Words, a biography of James Howe,
author of the Pinky and Rex books.
Tully, NY 13159
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