BUNDLE: Theme Interactive Read Alouds, fiction and nonfiction texts

BUNDLE: Theme Interactive Read Alouds, fiction and nonfiction texts
BUNDLE: Theme Interactive Read Alouds, fiction and nonfiction texts
BUNDLE: Theme Interactive Read Alouds, fiction and nonfiction texts
BUNDLE: Theme Interactive Read Alouds, fiction and nonfiction texts
BUNDLE: Theme Interactive Read Alouds, fiction and nonfiction texts
BUNDLE: Theme Interactive Read Alouds, fiction and nonfiction texts
BUNDLE: Theme Interactive Read Alouds, fiction and nonfiction texts
BUNDLE: Theme Interactive Read Alouds, fiction and nonfiction texts
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  1. Engage students with the story of a family fleeing war, in search of safe haven. In Gleam and Glow, despite being scared and leaving everything they know, a family finds refuge, hope, and make a remarkable discovery.This lesson is designed to be used with intermediate students as an interactive read
  2. Looking for Miza…a great way to celebrate Earth Day and bring awareness to animal conservation! This is the story of an African gorilla troop who loses one of their own members and must come together to get her back. This lesson is designed to be used with intermediate students as an interactive rea
  3. Mr. Peabody’s Apples…a perfect story for building classroom community and culture while bringing awareness to the importance telling the truth and the power of our words. This lesson is designed to be used with intermediate students as an interactive read aloud during one to two class periods. Exten
  4. Students will fall in love with the heartwarming story of Owen and Mzee! Two unlikely friends teach students a life lesson, not to be forgotten! This story is a perfect addition to your Earth Day activities!This lesson is designed to be used with intermediate students as an interactive read aloud d
  5. This is a heartfelt story of a girl, on an orphan train in the late 1800’s, who longs to be reunited with her own mother, but faces potential adoption, rejection and what seems like no hope for the future. This lesson is designed to be used with intermediate students as an interactive read aloud du
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Strengthen students’ skills in determining theme with these interactive read aloud lesson plans!

This download includes five full Interactive Read Aloud Lesson Plans and Extensions featuring high quality texts, both fiction and nonfiction.

Save 25% with this bundle!

Featured books:

Mr. Peabody’s Apples by Madonna

Gleam and Glow by Eve Bunting

Train to Somewhere by Eve Bunting

Owen and Mzee by Julianna, Isabella, & Craig Hatkoff and Dr. Paula Kahumba

Looking for Miza by Julianna, Isabella, & Craig Hatkoff and Dr. Paula Kahumba

Each of the five lessons are designed to be completed in one to two class periods and extensions can extend over several days.

Each lesson plan focuses on determining the theme of the text. The actions to determine the theme vary by story. Read aloud questions in the lesson plans promote the collection of text evidence to meet the objective after reading the story.

- Mr. Peabody’s Apples: Students will be able to determine the theme of Mr. Peabody's Apples by analyzing how the characters respond to the problem in the story.

-Gleam and Glow: Students will be able to determine the theme of Gleam and Glow by making inferences from the illustrations and text about the characters’ responses to the problem.

-Train to Somewhere: Students will be able to determine the theme of Train to Somewhere by analyzing character traits, motivations, and actions.

-Owen and Mzee: Students will be able to determine the theme of Owen and Mzee by analyzing how the hippo and tortoise change over time, through a discussion.

-Looking for Miza: Students will be able to determine the theme of Looking for Miza by analyzing how the characters’ actions solved a problem.

Included with lesson plans for each book…

-Lesson Plan page with text’s big idea, EQ, objective, vocabulary list, assessment, and teacher language

-Teacher's questioning guide w/stopping points, questions, expected answers, and possible scaffolding questions

-Template to print questions/vocabulary on post-its and place in the book before teaching for easy reference.

-Quick print form of the questions to be projected/posted for students during read aloud

-Assessment task cards

-decorative vocabulary word cards and blank cards

-Student vocabulary graphic organizer to infer meaning of words and phrases and provide context clues

-vocabulary 4-square activity options

-Writing extensions

-Application activities (see preview!)

This zip file includes separate files for each lesson plan, 209 total pages.

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