GR Short Reads NONFICTION Level Q 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 Q:

Selections contain themes to foster group discussion; relationship of illustrations to text also offers opportunities for exploration and discussion; texts contain difficult words, some from languages other than English.

Level Q Titles

  • Creatures of the Deep
  • Teen Heroes
  • A Guide to Desert Birds
  • Wetlands
  • Forest for the Trees
  • Words! Words! Words!
  • How to Make a Speech and Win Votes
  • Animal Record Breakers
  • Baseball Comes a Long Way
  • Dear Editor


  • ISBN13: 9780545798280
  • Format: Guided Reading Collection
  • Grades: 3 - 5
  • Guided Reading Level: GR Level Q