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Use engaging and authentic texts to teach reading! These read alouds correspond to high-quality, grade-level books and are designed to meet a variety of instructional needs. Each one-page Read Aloud Planning Sheet includes more discussion points than can possibly be covered—just pick and choose which questions and “think-alouds” will best fit your students! The questions and teaching points are common-core aligned.
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Each one-page Read Aloud Planning Sheet contains the following:
To Use: Highlight your instructional goals. Then highlight the questions and think-aloud that correspond to your goals. Request the book from your library—then you’re good to go!
This product contains 15 read alouds, one for each of 15 books. The books represent a variety of backgrounds, tones and challenges for the reader. All of them are engaging, high-quality, and can be read comfortably in a single setting. See the preview for specific titles.
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These read alouds were written in conjunction with 20 mini-lessons contained in my Realistic Fiction Genre Unit. The read alouds, mini-lessons and lesson extensions come together to create a comprehensive genre unit where students learn about the realistic fiction genre while building a foundation for reading fiction throughout the year. SAVE MONEY (and time!) BY PURCHASING THE BUNDLE. </a>
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Next Units in the Series:
These lessons lay a foundations for the beginning of the year. The next two units build on concepts covered in this unit:
Historical Fiction Genre Unit (grades 3-4)
Historical Fiction Genre Unit (grades 5-6)
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