GR Short Reads NONFICTION Level J Pack


The all-new Guided Reading Short Reads Nonfiction gives students the practice they need to read and understand the complex, informational texts that we encounter every day. Students dive right into challenging & relevant content while learning key strategies to uncover deep meaning. With a wide range of subjects and text types, students will expand their academic and domain-specific vocabulary and deepen their comprehension and analytical skills. Put it all together, and Guided Reading Short Reads Nonfiction is an essential tool to prepare all K-6 students for assessments and real world readiness.

NEW! Guided Reading Short Reads Nonfiction:
• Fits seamlessly into classroom guided reading groups
• Teaches strategies for decoding and comprehending complex texts
• Builds rich domain-specific vocabulary across content areas
• Engages students with thematically linked passages across text types
• Provides sufficiently complex, short informational texts worthy of being read, reread, and analyzed

Level J:

Beginning chapter texts appear for the first time at this level, requiring readers to recall information over more than one sitting; fewer illustrations with whole pages of text in some texts.

Level J Titles

  • It’s National Oatmeal Day!
  • Building for the Future
  • Very Strange Fish
  • What Is a Volcano?
  • When They Were Kids
  • Afterschool All Stars
  • Moon Watch
  • Interview With Author Doreen Cronin
  • Zapped!
  • Dreams


  • ISBN13: 9780545798112
  • Format: Guided Reading Collection
  • Grades: 2 - 3
  • Guided Reading Level: GR Level J