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62 resources with the keyterm read aloud

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Two Greedy Bears

For Teachers K - 2nd
Improving listening comprehension skills is the goal of this language arts lesson plan. Young readers listen to the story Two Greedy Bears, stopping to have discussions with a partner. They predict outcomes and make inferences based on...
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Joseph Had a Little Overcoat

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Teach children that just because something is old, doesn't mean you have to throw it away with a reading of Joseph Had a Little Overcoat by Simms Taback. Engaging children with an arts and crafts activity in which they patch the holes in...
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Interactive Read Aloud

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Learning how to deliver good literacy instruction is key to becoming a successful teacher. This resource isn't so much a lesson as it is a guide to leading children in an interactive read-aloud session to increase fluency, comprehension,...
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Reading Homework

For Teachers 3rd - 11th
Bookmarks to encourage reading homework? Learners of all ages used a specially designed bookmark to record their out-of-class reading. Class members chart the number of minutes they read each day (30 minutes is the goal) and a parent or...
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Hip Hip Hooray! Happy Birthday to Who?

For Teachers 2nd - 5th
Recognize Dr. Seuss Day with fun and creative activities in your classroom.
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Newcomers

For Teachers K - 3rd
Explore emotions associated with moving to a new home with young learners. First they listen to the books Painted Words/Spoken Memories by Aliki and Going Home by Eve Bunting. Then they are invited to share their experiences as well as...
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Introduce Vocabulary: Are Trees Alive? (Miller)

For Teachers K - 3rd Standards
Explore the life inside trees as scholars learn vocabulary through Debbie Miller's informational text Are Trees Alive? Familiarize pupils with the new words they will hear like anchor, disease, awaken, harsh, and swell before reading....
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Express It!

For Teachers K - 2nd
Partners practice reading fluency by reciting these sentence strips to each other with proper expression and intonation. There are 14 sentences provided, each from familiar stories your learners will likely recall. Partner A chooses a...
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Readers' Theater

For Teachers K - 2nd
Readers' theater is a fun way to get kids reading with expression and improve their fluency! There is a full script here for The Three Bears with five characters to assign. Consider splitting kids into small groups so everyone can...
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Swing Your Partner!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
This was written for ESOL learners, but could work for any elementary class. Learners read about the American dance style known as Square Dancing. They explore its use in literature, write a friendly letter about it, and then use their...
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Reading a Dialect

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Reading a dialect can be difficult; show readers that it can also reveal fascinating details! They read two extracts from Jane Gardam's The Hollow Land, which is written in a British dialect. Readers answer comprehension questions,...
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Introduce Vocabulary: Clifford the Big Red Dog (Bridwell)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Clifford the Big Red Dog is here to introduce some new vocabulary terms in context to young readers. Although this activity is designed around Norman Bridwell's picture book, the strategies are applicable for any text. Introduce the new...
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Twain's Use of Descriptive Settings

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Offer your class methods for understanding and creating setting in a written work. Much of the focus here is on fluency, so class members spend a good amount of time simply writing about places that are significant to them, and...
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Introduce Vocabulary: Blueberries for Sal (McCloskey)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Take your budding readers on a literary trip to pick blueberries as they learn vocabulary from Robert McClosky's book, Blueberries for Sal. By pre-teaching the words pupils are prepared to raise their hands when they hear the words in...
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Introduce Vocabulary: Arthur's New Puppy (Brown)

For Teachers K - 3rd
Learn new words as you read Marc Brown's story, Arthur's New Puppy. This is focused as a vocabulary-in-context activity (though this strategy could be used with any book and set of words). Introduce the new words you will focus on:...
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Introduce Word-Form Recognition

For Teachers K - 1st
Sound out sight words using these word cards and word-form recognition strategies. As you point to each word, scholars sound out the letters silently instead of segmenting the sounds aloud. Show them how you do this by mouthing the...
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Speedy Phrases

For Teachers K - 2nd
Partners help each other with reading fluency using these phrase flashcards! There are 48 short phrases provided here, and learners take turns reading them aloud. They have one minute to read as many correctly as they can while their...
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Comparing Poems

For Students 4th - 6th Standards
Young literary analysts compare two poems by the same author. Readers look for slant rhyme, observe the beat and rhythm of each, and search for repeated vowel sounds. After re-reading, they observe the lack of punctuation and the stanza...
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Reading Text with Appropriate Phrasing and Proper Expression

For Teachers 2nd - 3rd
Practice reading with expression and appropriate phrasing with a scaffolded instructional activity. There is a detailed script here for you, but you could easily use it simply as an outline. Begin by modeling effective reading by...
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Fluency Instructional Routine: Read Irregularly Spelled Words

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Readers practice irregular word fluency using flashcards with a scaffolded lesson plan. Your lines are scripted out, but it's easy to use only what you need. With a teacher demonstration first, scholars categorize sight words into yes...
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Once Upon a Time...

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Third through sixth graders complete a unit on the art of storytelling, folktales, and fairy tales. They explore various websites, create a story, and demonstrate storytelling techniques. Additionally, they listen to classmates retell...
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Reading Fluency

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Aid readers in achieving fluency! Hone in on appropriate pacing, accurate pronunciation, and varied intonation through modeling and ample practice. In one-minute bursts, individuals rehearse reading a passage aloud, recording where they...
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On the Road Again

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Young scholars read to their peers from selected texts. As one person reads, the other person listens to his/her peer, noting tone and fluency. Afterward, they reflect on each other's reading. There is a guided reflection worksheet...
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Lights, Camera, and Action!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
These activities center around acting out a play to help create fluent readers who use expression and emotion. As readers work through the play the first time, they also practice decoding strategies. In small groups of four, they then...