Fall Interactive Read Alouds | Aligned Picture Book Reading Lesson Plans

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Description

High interest and engaging interactive read-aloud guides with reading, writing, and word work activities to complete alongside a collection of four of my favorite picture books, perfect for the fall and autumn season.

Each interactive read-aloud includes focus skills for four different areas:

  • Reading
  • Writing
  • Word Work
  • Literature Connections

This bundle is now complete and has read aloud companions for:

  • Those Darn Squirrels written by Adam Rubin
  • Sweep written by: Louise Greig
  • The Scarecrow's Dance written by Jane Yolen
  • Too Many Pumpkins written by: Linda White

Please be sure to read the books prior to purchasing to make sure that it meets your individual class needs! Thank you!

KINDLY NOTE: This set does NOT include the picture book, excerpts from the book, photos of the pages, links to the book, or a typed text of the book. These are companion activities to go alongside your own copy of the book.

These sets include BOTH print and digital activities.

Make the most of the time that you have with your students by using picture books, again and again, each time reading them with a new lens.

This series was designed with busy upper elementary teachers, like you in mind! Like you, I love to share picture books with my students. I know how much time it takes to create content-rich activities that promote critical thinking and align with standards for the books that we read with our students. That is why I created these reading packs. I have taken my love of read alouds and coupled it with interactive read-aloud guides and rich meaningful activities to help you make the most of the time you have with your students.

With four focuses (reading, writing, word work, and literature connection activities) you can pick and choose when you will use each set of activities. Use all of them at once for a complete book study or come back to different activities as they come up in your own curriculum’s scope and sequence.

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CONTENTS of The Scarecrow's Dance Companion:

Link and directions to use the digital version in Google Classroom™

✓ Teacher Suggestions

✓ Teacher Guides

✓ Extensive Guided Question List

✓ Blooms’ Leveled Questions on Sticky Notes

✓ Reading Anchor Charts - Visualizing

✓ Reading Activities - Visualizing

✓ Rereading with New Lens Guide

✓ Writing Anchor Charts - Writing with Vivid Verbs

✓ Writing Activities - Writing with Vivid Verbs

✓ Word Work Anchor Chart - Is that Noun Plural or Possessive?

✓ Word Work Activities - Is that Noun Plural or Possessive? (with answer keys)

✓ Literature Connection Student Activities - Write your own poem, descriptive character writing, book review, and more!

CONTENTS of Those Darn Squirrels Companion:

Link and directions to use the digital version in Google Classroom™

✓ Teacher Suggestions

✓ Teacher Guides

✓ Extensive Guided Question List

✓ Blooms’ Leveled Questions on Sticky Notes

✓ Reading Anchor Charts - Problem Solution Structure

✓ Reading Activities -Problem Solution Structure

✓ Rereading with New Lens Guide

✓ Writing Anchor Charts - Writing Story Beginnings that Hook Readers

✓ Writing Activities - Writing Story Beginnings that Hook Readers

✓ Word Work Anchor Chart - Compound Words

✓ Word Work Activities - Compound Words (with answer keys)

✓ Literature Connection Student Activities - Character emotions and changing characters, writing a sequel, research birds and migration, designing a trap, and more!

CONTENTS of Sweep Companion:

Link and directions to use the digital version in Google Classroom™

✓ Teacher Suggestions

✓ Teacher Guides

✓ Extensive Guided Question List

✓ Blooms’ Leveled Questions on Sticky Notes

✓ Reading Anchor Charts - Making Text to Self Connections

✓ Reading Activities - Making Text to Self Connections

✓ Rereading with New Lens Guide

✓ Writing Anchor Charts - Writing with Character Descriptions

✓ Writing Activities - Writing with Character Descriptions

✓ Word Work Anchor Chart - Possessive Nouns

✓ Word Work Activities - Possessive Nouns (with answer keys)

✓ Literature Connection Student Activities - Character emotions, Understanding your own emotions, helping friends cheer up, and more!


CONTENTS of Too Many Pumpkins Companion:

Link and directions to use the digital version in Google Classroom™

✓ Teacher Suggestions

✓ Teacher Guides

✓ Extensive Guided Question List

✓ Blooms’ Leveled Questions on Sticky Notes

✓ Reading Anchor Charts - Activating Prior Knowledge

✓ Reading Activities - Activating Prior Knowledge

✓ Rereading with New Lens Guide

✓ Writing Anchor Charts - Writing Complete Endings in Narratives

✓ Writing Activities - Writing Complete Endings in Narratives

✓ Word Work Anchor Chart - Understanding Homophones

✓ Word Work Activities - Understanding Homophones (with answer keys)

✓ Literature Connection Student Activities - Pumpkin Life Cycle NF Reading, Opinion Writing, Character Analysis, Design a pumpkin to reflect you, and more!

Recent feedback on resources in this Read Aloud Line of Resources:

"This is a fantastic book and a wonderful resource to go along with it! It's a great way to teach problem and solution, as well as review that sometimes there is an ongoing problem that isn't solved right away. highly recommend!"

"This is a fantastic companion to the books listed here and it makes it so simple to dive deep with each story! Love it!!"

"My students loved the read alouds and activities that go along with them. The resource is very easy to follow."

Please see the preview for a more detailed look at all this product has to offer.

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Standards

to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Ask and answer questions to demonstrate understanding of a text, referring explicitly to the text as the basis for the answers.
Recount stories, including fables, folktales, and myths from diverse cultures; determine the central message, lesson, or moral and explain how it is conveyed through key details in the text.
Describe characters in a story (e.g., their traits, motivations, or feelings) and explain how their actions contribute to the sequence of events.
Explain how specific aspects of a text’s illustrations contribute to what is conveyed by the words in a story (e.g., create mood, emphasize aspects of a character or setting).
Compare and contrast the themes, settings, and plots of stories written by the same author about the same or similar characters (e.g., in books from a series).

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