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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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Picture Books

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Aspiring artists and budding writers combine their skills in an interactive lesson. Young scholars become authors when they create their own picture books focused on social justice. The resource guides learners through the writing and...

Seasons and Weather: Read-Aloud Anthology

For Teachers K Standards
Kindergartners explore the cycle of the seasons in a 10-lesson language arts unit. Through a series of picture-supported read-aloud activities, children are able to identify the sequence of seasons and the types of weather associated...
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The Interactive Read-Aloud

For Teachers K - 1st
Youngsters participate in interactive read alouds about immigration.As they listen to teacher-chosen books that highlight the concept of immigration, they will be provided with opportunities to interact. They can respond to the...
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Introduce Vocabulary: A Picture Book of Helen Keller (Adler)

For Teachers K - 3rd
The story of Helen Keller is a fascinating one for young scholars; use it to practice reading comprehension and new vocabulary as learners listen to you read David Adler's picture book (hint: this strategy can be applied to any book)....
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Introduce Vocabulary: A Picture Book of Abe Lincoln (Adler)

For Teachers K - 3rd
The story of Abe Lincoln serves as the backdrop to this vocabulary-in-context activity as you read David Adler's A Picture Book of Abraham Lincoln. Scholars learn these politically themed words before listening to you read the story...
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Presidents Picture Book

For Teachers K - 8th
Students create a picture book of the U.S. presidents. They study general information about the U.S. presidents, write a sentence about each president, and create a picture book about the U.S. presidents.
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Picture-Perfect Story Settings

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Using common picture books, teachers can help learners develop the setting for their next creative writing projects.
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Tough Boris

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Read through Mem Fox's 10 reading commandments and obtain an abundance of strategies to develop a love of reading in young learners. Additionally, use Tough Boris by Mem Fox to promote early literacy with a read aloud and an assortment...
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Alliteration All Around

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Discover alliteration found in picture books by Pamela Duncan Edwards. Then, dive into a read aloud of Alligators All Around by Maurice Sendak. This practice sets the stage for budding poets to create their own acrostic poem, write an...
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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-Alouds for the Holidays and Winter

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th
These five titles will inspire creativity, research, and reflection in your classroom.
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Solar System Book

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd Standards
Young astronomers travel through the solar system in the pages of this printable book. With clear pictures and simple sentence structure, this is a perfect resource for exploring the planets in the early elementary grade levels.
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New Titles to Draw Readers to Your Bookshelves

For Teachers K - 4th
These four books will help your pupils learn about animal habitats, community helpers, and the Titanic.
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My Antonia: Directed Reading Thinking Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Walk your pupils through the beginning of My Antonia by Willa Cather with a read-aloud-style activity. The goal is to make predictions and back them up with textual evidence.
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Descriptive Writing Using the Book Rumpelstiltskin

For Teachers 2nd - 4th Standards
Use the fairy tale Rumpelstiltskin to teach your third grade class about descriptive writing. Following a teacher read-aloud of the story, the class brainstorms a list of adjectives describing the main character. Students use this list...
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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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Combining with Participial Phrases

For Teachers 4th - 9th
Combine participial phrases and creative writing with this lesson, which is equally helpful for writing skills and conventions. After a mini-lesson on participial phrases and reading the picture book Dancing in the Wings, pupils use a...
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Why Do Bears Sleep All Winter?

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th Standards
Hibernation is the focus of a lesson that looks closely at bears. A read-aloud introduces the lesson's topic with an engaging picture book. A whole-class discussion answers who, what, where, when, why, and how bears hibernate. Scholars...
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Summer Reading Project

For Teachers 3rd - 4th Standards
Summer means sun, fun, and a good book! Boost scholars' enthusiasm and proficiency in reading with a summer project of their choice—a book jacket, collage, or shoe box diorama. A variety of titles and authors from every genre offers...
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Tuck Everlasting: Directed Reading Thinking Activity

For Teachers 4th - 7th Standards
Encourage close reading for young learners with a lesson based on Natalie Babbitt's Tuck Everlasting. The first part of the resource guides readers through a Directed Reading Thinking Activity (DRTA), prompting them to make predictions...
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What's Next? Sequencing Story

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
First, next, then, and, finally are the words in focus of a sequencing lesson plan. Scholars listen to a read aloud of the tale "Lost in the Fog," and take part in a grand conversation about the story's sequence of events. They then show...
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My First Book

For Teachers K - 2nd
Introduce young writers to the process of writing a book. Start by reading a book of your choice and discussing the essential elements of any book such as the cover, story, and illustrations as well as who is responsible for each...
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Literature Circles

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Literature circles let kids interact with each other and hear different perspectives. explore literature circles. Group your class into small reading groups, and then assign each class member a specific role to keep them focused. After...