August Read Alouds | Back to School Read Alouds | First Day of School Read Aloud

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Amanda Richardson
Grade Levels
K - 1st
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38 pages
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My students loved the activities that went with the read alouds ... thank you so much for creating this easy to follow plan and engaging follow up activities :)
This is just the resource I needed to help me target my interactive read alouds at the beginning of the school year. I love the post its! Thanks so much!


Are you ready to dive into August Read Alouds with these Back to School Read Alouds? Are you not sure which books to use for a first day of school read aloud or how to use them to teach various reading strategies and skills? These interactive Back to School Read Aloud lesson plans spread across 7 days and use 6 different books. They are filled with August favorites for back to school activities that are perfect for the K-2 classroom.

Inside you will find:

  • Interactive Read Aloud Notes
  • Interactive Read Aloud Lesson Components
  • Lesson 1: Making Predictions: Can I Join Your Club?
  • Lesson 2: Visualizing: Our Class is a Family
  • Lesson 3: Making Connections: The Smart Cookie
  • Lesson 4: Making Connections: My First Day
  • Lesson 5: 2 Day Lesson: Questioning: The Oldest Student
  • Lesson 6: Synthesizing: Ada Twist, Scientist

Find MORE Back to School Read Alouds HERE to help teach procedures for interactive read aloud time!

Looking for more Favorite Monthly Read Alouds?

If you're looking for more practice with reading strategies and skills, you can find strategy-based read aloud lessons in the Interactive Read Aloud Bundle.

Please let me know if you have any questions! I am happy to help you!

Happy Teaching!

Amanda Richardson

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Total Pages
38 pages
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Teaching Duration
1 Week
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