A Deeper Look at Magnetic Reading's Program Structure
Sharpen Skills and Build Knowledge with Focus Lessons
Each Focus lesson follows a six-session structure:
Session 1: Scaffold Reading
Build background knowledge, explore conceptual vocabulary, and Read/discuss Text 1.
Session 2: Practice the Focus Standard
Discuss the Focus Standard, and apply the Focus Standard to analyze Text 1.
Session 3: Scaffold Reading
Read/discuss Text 2 and build knowledge of the lesson topic.
Session 4: Practice the Focus Standard
Revisit the Focus Standard, and apply the Focus Standard to analyze Text 2.
Session 5: Independent Reading and Practice
Read Text 3, build knowledge of the lesson topic, and independently apply the Focus Standard.
Session 6: Respond to the Focus Question
Synthesize knowledge from Texts 1, 2, and 3.