Balloons Over Broadway is the perfect read aloud in November!
This interactive read aloud lesson plan is ready for you to simply print and teach! Enhance student engagement and understanding through the use of picture books in your social studies block.
★ Teacher Guide
Each interactive read aloud includes a teacher's guide that outlines the lesson. It provides an introduction to help prepare your students for their learning and set a purpose for the read aloud. It also includes important vocabulary words and the strands that the lesson covers.
★ Talking Points
There are higher level thinking questions and talking points to prompt student discussion. Each one has a page number so that you know exactly where in the story to stop!
These will guide students to deepen their understanding of the the skill and respond in meaningful ways. These questions can be printed out on a one page guide or on sticky notes, which will allow you to place them right int he book!
★ Student Response
The interactive read aloud also comes with a written response and activity sheet to really help your students connect with the text and build their knowledge on the skill. There are multiple response sheets that allow for differentiation. An answer key is also provided for your reference.
The craftivity provides a hands-on, engaging component to help students practice the SEL skill. It helps connect the focus to the picture book and to students' lives.
★ Scavenger Hunt
Send a scavenger hunt home with your students for the Thanksgiving Day Parade! Students will use the checklist during the parade to see how many things they can find as they watch. Also comes with a writing component.
I hope that you and your students enjoy this Balloons Over Broadway freebie!
Keep your teaching colorful,