Bookshop Reading Big Books and CDs
Big Books for Whole Group and Small Group Instruction
Bookshop big books and read-along CDs offer opportunities for building critical skills with shared reading experiences. Vibrant, motivational texts span a range of fiction and nonfiction text types and levels. In Grades K-3, an eight-page lesson plan accompanies each big book in the Big Book Library, Big Book Pack, and Big Book Pack Special. The five-session plan includes teaching focuses that support the five critical aspects of reading: phonemic awareness, phonics, vocabulary, text comprehension, and fluency. Students love the read-along CDs, which contain multiple readings of the selection, cloze activities, songs, and music. Grades 4 and 5 each have a single big book of poetry with an accompanying three-session lesson plan.
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- Big Book Library: One copy of each of the big books in the grade plus lesson plans (Grade K: 20 books, Level A-J; Grade 1: 19 books, Level C-M; Grade 2: 17 books, Level E-N; Grade 3: 8 books, Level J-P)
- Big Book Pack Special: One copy of each of the big book packs (for each book, includes the big book, six-pack of student books, read-along CD, and lesson plan)
- Read-Along CD Add-on Pack: One copy of each of the big book titles on CD
- Select a title to view these purchasing options:
- Big Book (English) See also Spanish Big Book Libraries
- Big Book & CD
- Big Book Pack: One big book, the six-pack of student books, the read-along CD, and a lesson plan
- Read-Along CD
- Student Book 6-pack & CD
- Big books and read-along CDs provide opportunities for teaching critical reading skills and strategies.
- Vibrant, motivating fiction and nonfiction big books span a broad range of levels and text types.
- Lesson plans provide clear comprehension focuses and modeled teacher language.
- Students love the songs and music on the read-along CDs.
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Shared Reading Lesson Plan Grade KEach five-session plan includes teaching focuses that support learning in the five critical aspects of reading. Learn more >
Little BearsLittle bears do many things that children do. This book shows a number of them. Level A. Learn more >
I Eat LeavesAnimals that eat leaves are introduced. Level B. Learn more >
At WorkPeople have different jobs. Different jobs require that people work in different places. Level B. Learn more >
Who Lives in the Sea?Sea life, including jellyfish, starfish, fish, octopus, seals, dolphins, and sharks, is shown in colorful photographs. Level B. Learn more >
What Comes First?Relationships in nature, such as the sun preceding the day, are presented. Level C. Learn more >
Itch! Itch!Children playing in the ivy patch get an itchy rash. Level C. Learn more >
Make a ValentineFollow easy directions to make a valentine. Level C. Learn more >
A Trip to the CityTwo children explore a city with their grandparents-and watch as their grandfather does some unusual things. Level C. Learn more >
Is This a Monster?Learn about different animals by seeing first a photo of a part of an animal and then the entire animal. Level C. Learn more >
A Week With Aunt BeaAunt Bea visits her niece, and each day of the week is filled with activity. Level D. Learn more >
It Didn't Frighten MeNight after night, a young boy sees strange creatures outside his window. None of them frighten him—except a big brown owl. Level D. Learn more >
Oh No!A little girl discovers holes in everything. Level E. Learn more >
Five Little MonkeysFive little monkeys disappear in this silly version of a traditional counting rhyme. Level E. Learn more >
Hands, Hands, HandsIn this rhyming story, an imaginary creature helps the reader learn about some of the many things that hands can do. Level E. Learn more >
The Little Overcoatyoung boy keeps changing his overcoat into other things. Level F. Learn more >
ChickensLearn how chickens hatch from eggs. Level G. Learn more >
When Goldilocks Went to the House of the BearsThe traditional story of Goldilocks and the three bears is presented in rhyme. Level G. Learn more >
Crunchy MunchyFarmer Rosie wouldn’t allow the animals to eat apples from her apple tree.But the animals ate them anyway-then found out why they shouldn’t have. Level G. Learn more >
Jewels: Children's Play RhymesJewels includes 21 play rhymes from around the world. Level J. Learn more >