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231 reviewed resources for big book read alouds

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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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Create a BIG Book

For Teachers K - 2nd
Young scholars explore about big books. They create a big book version of a favorite story or an ABC book about a favorite topic. Students describe the size of a book. Young scholars are explained that big books are books that have large...
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Read Across America Classroom Activity Guide

For Teachers Pre-K - 4th Standards
Celebrate the legendary Dr. Seuss on Read Across America Day with a plethora of activities set to five stories—The Cat in the Hat, The Lorax, Horton Hears a Who, Oh, the Places You'll Go!, and Green Eggs and Ham. Activities include...
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Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: Stone Soup

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Enhance your recipe for developing reading fluency with this printable version of the folk tale "Stone Soup". Supporting emergent readers with engaging illustrations, this mini-book is an excellent resource for advancing the reading...
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Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: The Tortoise and the Hare

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Slow and steady wins the race to fluent reading with this printable version of "The Tortoise and the Hare". Presenting children with fun illustrations and a repetitive story structure, this resource is perfect for developing the...
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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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Read Me A Story

For Teachers Pre-K - K
Big Bird and Zoe figure out how to get Maria to read them a story. In doing so, they list all of the reasons they love listening to stories. It can lead to a discussion of why reading is important.
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Folk and Fairy Tale Readers: Goldilocks and the Three Bears

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
This printable version of "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" is just right for developing the reading skills of young learners. Including a series of fun illustrations and an easy-to-follow repetitive structure, the story is sure to engage...
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BIG Ideas about BIG Feelings

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
A read-aloud of the story, Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak, begins a lesson all about big emotions. Scholars share a time when someone they know exhibited strong feelings, focusing on what they said, looked like, and how they...
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Minibook: Goldilocks and the Three Bears- A Retelling of the Traditional Tale

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Put a new spin on the classic fairy tale "Goldilocks and the Three Bears" with this printable book. Offering an easy-to-follow repetitive story structure with simple one and two syllable words, this is an excellent resource for...
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Alpha Tales: The Pig's Picnic (Letter P)

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd Standards
Penny, Polly, and Peter are planning a picnic but end up pigging out instead in this fun printable book. Including dozens of p-words and amusing illustrations, this is a great resource for teaching emergent readers about the sound...
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Let's Express Ourselves!: Growing Independence and Fluency

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Help young readers enhance fluency. Emphasize the importance of expression by reading a story, paying attention to the role punctuation plays. Then allow time for kids to practice by working with a partner who takes notes and provides...
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Veteran’s Day

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Before honoring courageous veterans, get to know more about who they are and why November 11th is a special day. Scholars obtain such information through a read aloud of Eve Bunting's The Wall, grand conversation, and letter writing...
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Big Block of Chocolate

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students read the book Big Block of Chocolate and complete language arts activities associated with it. In this language arts lesson plan, students read the book as a read aloud or shared reading, and can compete writing, reading,...
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Shared Reading Activities

For Teachers 1st - 3rd
Shared reading is a way to bond together as a family and learn key literature concepts. Great for parents or teachers who want to bring the shared reading experience into the home or classroom. The article offers several tips on what you...
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Think Positive!

For Teachers 4th Standards
Following an attention-grabbing read-aloud, scholars brainstorm ways they can change negative thoughts into positive thoughts. Small groups plan and perform a skit that showcases one of the new ideas to uplift one's feelings....
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The Big Dipper

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students create the Big and Little dippers out of pasta. In this Big Dipper lesson, students listen to a book about the Big Dipper.  Students make their own dippers using pasta stars.
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Reading

For Teachers K - 1st
Learners are introduced to various types of folk tales. During a read-aloud, they predict what they believe is going to happen next and practice following the story line. To end the instructional activity, they answer comprehension...
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A Day at the Poetry Theatre!

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Emerging readers gain fluency and become successful readers through repeated readings. They use cross-check or cover-up methods to help them decode new words, and they chart their progress as they complete one-minute timed poetry...
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Mouse Mess

For Teachers K
Scholars practice rhyming and phonemic awareness using trade books and poetry. They will listen to the book Mouse Mess several times throughout the week, identifying rhyming words, and matching words that begin with the same sound. Then...
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A World of Animals: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 10)

For Teachers K Standards
Animals are the theme of this series of English language development lessons. Scholars take part in grand conversations about woodland, jungle, and grassland animals. They also go on picture walks, read poems and high frequency words,...
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Owl Moon by Jane Yolen

For Teachers K - 1st Standards
A thorough lesson plan takes your first grade class through Jane Yolen's beautiful Owl Moon. It crafts the unit with clear objectives, high-level guiding questions, cloze activities and sentence frames, and extension activities at the...
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San Zi Jing (Three Character Classic)

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Combine social studies, reading fluency practice, and an artistic project with a cross-curricular plan. Guided by the instructor, class members read translated Chinese verses aloud. Partners then each create a page for a class book based...
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Holes: The Movie vs. The Book

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
Did your class read Louis Sachar's Newbery Medal-winning book Holes? Compare and contrast the film version with the novel. After reading a brief passage from the book, watch the film adaptation of the scene. Learners pay attention to and...