Want to save 25% on our read-alouds? We have bundled the perfect set of read-alouds for April.
This monthlong read-aloud pack includes rigorous text dependent questions, differentiated graphic organizers, response-to-text writing activities including a craftivity, and detailed lesson plans for each title to help you meet several core standards while maintaining your tradition of reading aloud for pleasure. You will guide students to use evidence from the text to deepen their understanding of each story and respond in meaningful ways.
Each book's lesson plans will guide you through 3-5 daily close reading lessons. Each day students will interact with the book for a different purpose and then complete a corresponding activity. These activities will last more than 4 weeks and are perfect for April.
Each book's lesson plan includes:
- Detailed 3-5 Day Lesson Plans
- Text Dependent Questions
- Differentiated Graphic Organizer
- Writing in Response to Text
- Craftivity Instructions and Patterns
- Bulletin Board Title
To teach with this bundle you will need:
, Ellie Bethel
Memoirs of a Hamster
, Devin Scillian
Diary of a Worm
, Doreen Cronin
Tops and Bottoms
, Janet Stevens
The Thing About Spring
, Daniel Kirk
Muncha Muncha Muncha
, Candice Fleming
We found all of these books at our local library, scholasic.com or Amazon.
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to see we have aligned each of our grade 1-2 read-aloud lessons with the CCSS standards.
If you like this product, then you will LOVE all of our other interactive read-alouds.
To see more of our Read-alouds for First Grade, click here.
To see more of our Read-alouds for Second Grade, click here.
This bundle is also available in A Year of Interactive Read-Aloud Activities
, at a 30% discount!
Do you love reading aloud to your primary students? We do too! It is one of our favorite times of the day. Here is what our buyers say:
"So far all these monthly units have been wonderful! Thanks for creating them and sharing them!"
"I am excited to use these with my first graders. I think they also link to the 1st grade standards well with the scaffolding of common core."
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