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3. Series Launchers

 Series Launchers

Series Launchers© is a Literature Based Direct Instruction™ program that provides short novel studies which introduce students to popular series of children’s chapter books. Each novel study is designed to offer two to three weeks of instruction. Lessons include vocabulary exercises, guided story reading, comprehension activities, test practice, and written expression activities. The goal of Series Launchers is to establish confidence in young readers who are working in Direct Instruction reading programs to become independently involved in a choice reading program.

Program Components

  • Teacher’s Presentation Book
    • Scripted lessons
  • Blackline Masters Packet
  • Student Workbook