Making books with students can serve many purposes. You can work on writing skills, deepen understanding of reading, and even tie them to content.
There are book titles that seem to come together in pairs too. These paired texts are perfect for making comparisons, and in this post, I thought I'd share a collection of titles I'd pair for making comparisons to help make your planning easier for these lessons.
One of the most important skills we can teach our children is to make and confirm predictions. Why? Well, it "keeps their head in the game" I think. Kids who make and confirm predictions are thinking about their reading. This is the beauty of the Directed Reading Thinking Activity (DRTA).