CSI Literacy NZ

It’s a Deal!


It’s a Deal!

In It’s a Deal!, your students will be introduced to Jenna, a young girl who can’t wait to buy a new mobile phone. When something unexpected happens, Jenna has to figure out a new, more risky way to buy it!

Finding interesting texts to grow your students’ reading abilities shouldn’t be hard. We’ve made it easy with CSI Chapters, a series of short books for teachers who need engaging texts for guided or small group reading.

It’s a Deal! is available in paperback and eBook.

CSI Chapters is a series of short chapter books with explicit strategies instruction and support.

The Teachers’ Guide contains lesson plans for each book and graphic organisers for consolidating student learning.

Inside CSI Chapters:

  • 25 high-interest books geared towards years 4–6+
  • Builds students’ strategic reading skills, reading stamina and word-knowledge
  • Titles vary in length from 24 to 32 pages
  • Includes fiction, poetry, science, numeracy and social studies
  • Includes academic and general vocabulary glossaries
  • eBooks contain multimedia content for strong engagement

Teaching purpose: Small group

Fiction/nonfiction: Fiction

Year level: 6

Subject: Language arts

Format: Paperback/ebook