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This informational read-aloud pack includes rigorous text dependent questions, differentiated graphic organizers, response to text writing activities including a craftivity, and detailed lesson plans to help you meet several core standards while maintaining your tradition of reading aloud for pleasure and to learn information. You will guide students to use evidence from the text to deepen their understanding about bats and respond in meaningful ways.
These 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.
To teach these lessons you will need the book:
Bats, by Elizabeth Carney
This pack includes:
- Detailed Lesson Plans with full-size Samples
- Text Dependent Questions and Answer Keys
- Drawing to Retell Graphic Organizer
- Key Ideas and Details Graphic Organizer
- Text Features Graphic Organizer
- Drawing to Retell Writing
- Bat Art Piece with patterns, instructions, and example
This read-aloud is included in our October Interactive Read-Aloud Activities Bundle. For one month of read-alouds that meet the Core Standards, you can purchase the bundle at a 20% discount!
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This pack can also be purchased in our Informational Interactive Read Aloud Bundle 1 which includes:
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Do you love reading aloud to your primary students? We do too! It is one of our favorite times of the day. Here’s what our buyers say:
"This unit was so fun - plus the bat books made an adorable bulletin board. Thanks!"
"Another great read aloud! The text features lesson was wonderful and my class LOVED making the bat craft!"
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