Wise Readers:

  • Are aware of changes in their ideas and conclusions about a text as they read.

  •  Merge what is known with new information to form a new idea, insight, or perspective.

  •  Retell or synthesize in order to better understand what they have read.

Mentor Texts

  • The Librarian of Basra

  • Nasreen’s Secret School

  • Wangagri’s Tree of Peace

  • The Alphabet Tree

  • The Story of the Jumping Mouse

  • How Rocket Learned to Read

  • Fables

  • Smoky Night