Within the covers of each Red Rocket Reader is a set of useful tools designed to support and guide the teacher:
KEY WORDS AND LETTERS are listed on the inside front covers so teachers can quickly discover the focus for each title. WORD COUNTS help simplify running records.
TEACHER TALK gives a brief introduction and overview of each story (its characters, plot, scene and vocabulary), to aid group discussions. Located on the inside front cover of every title.
FLASHCARDS on the inside back covers provide extra learning opportunities. Included in every title at the Pre-Reading, Emergent and Early Levels.
GLOSSARIES can be found on the inside back covers of all Non-Fiction titles from Early Level 2 and above.
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Comprehensive Lesson Plans and mini Lesson Briefs for a small number of Red Rocket Readers titles are available now. All others are in production and will be available as free printable PDFs throughout 2018. Ensure you’re signed up on our VIP list so we can keep you informed.
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WORKSHEETS for 460+ titles are now available in PDF format. Worksheets for remaining titles (excluding Advanced Fluency Levels) will be available for download by May 2018.
RUNNING RECORDS for 100+ titles can be downloaded free of charge in our VIP area. All other titles are in production and will be available mid-2018.
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Online and Partner Resources
Use the filters in the online Bookshop to identify titles at the right levels, and with the characters, topics and standards you require.
Every Red Rocket Reader has been leveled by Heinemann and assigned an official F&P Guided Reading Level.
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Lexile Levels: Every Red Rocket Reader has been assessed and assigned an official Lexile Measure.
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Artifact Tags help a teacher, parent or reader find a book with a specific topic, concept, learning objective, or reading level. Every Red Rocket Reader has been analysed by experts to identify more than 700+ different attribute types that appear in stories so you can search and select titles with story sequences, themes, or specific learning objectives.
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Common Core Standards: Every Red Rocket Reader has been analyzed by experts to identify the CCSS standards.
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KEY WORDS : Search for titles with the focus words you need in the Bookshop, using the filters in the sidebar.
3rd Party Assessment Tools
Accelerated Reader is the world-wide reading management technology that provides educators with an easy and effective way to assess and monitor reading practice. Schools participating in the Accelerated Reader program can access quizzes for more than 215 Red Rocket Reader titles from Renaissance Learning in the AR Bookfinder.
Amplify mCLASS:Reading 3D
mCLASS:Reading 3D combines quick indicators of foundational-skills development with a running-record Text Reading and Comprehension (TRC) diagnostic to determine how students find meaning in text.
Progress Monitoring is available for 400 Red Rocket Readers titles.