How to Read a Book by Kwame Alexander Picture Book Unit & Interactive Read Aloud

How to Read a Book by Kwame Alexander Picture Book Unit & Interactive Read Aloud
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  1. Here is an amazing book for your first day of school or any day you want to look at the pleasures of reading. This lesson focuses on the reading comprehension strategy of activating and connecting to background knowledge for the book How To Read a Book by Kwame Alexander. This book is a sensory expe
  2. Take a sensory journey through reading led by Kwame Alexander in How to Read a Book. Here's a beautiful book that shows how fantastic and sensory reading can be! The colors and images by Melissa Sweet are joy to behold.This sub pack is for those days when you can’t help being absent or just use it
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Take a sensory journey through reading led by Kwame Alexander in How to Read a Book. Here's a beautiful book that shows how fantastic and sensory reading can be! The colors and images by Melissa Sweet are joy to behold.

Here you get the best of both worlds The picture book unit and the interactive read aloud lesson plan for a discount! Yippee! Enjoy!

Here is the link to buy the book if you don't have it (I am not an affiliate): How to Read a Book

Included in the picture book unit:

Kid friendly biography of Kwame Alexander

Reading/ELA
*Easy story map

*Story Map

*Somebody…wanted…but…so…then

*Vocabulary

*Grammar

*Poetry: acrostic
Writing
*Writing: Reflective essays (3 options)

*Using Google docs

Math
*Problem solving

Social Studies
*Researching state trees

Art

*Art like Melissa Sweet

*Poetry as art

This sub pack is for those days when you can’t help being absent. Just have the book and the copies ready to go in an accordion folder. Sometimes you just want a fun low stress day- you can use this Picture book unit for that too!!

Read aloud lesson plan: This lesson uses the gradual release model and offers stopping points throughout the story. I included two versions of the comprehension strategy sheets on activating and connecting to background knowledge. You can reduce or enlarge them for the kids.

Here are some other interactive read alouds in my TPT store:

The Most Magnificent Thing

The Junkyard Wonders

The Book with No Pictures

Each Kindness

Weekend with Wendell

The Wretched Stone

The Wolves in the walls

Happy Dreamer

Nino Wrestles the World

*Dreamers

*All Are Welcome

*How to Read A Book

*If You Take a Mouse to School

*The Day You Begin

The Boy, A Bear and a Balloon

*The Wonky Donkey

*Just Ask!

If you need more units, check them out here!

There is one for:

  • Danza!
  • The Day You Begin
  • Diego Rivera
  • Drum Dream Girl
  • Frida Kahlo
  • Happy Dreamer
  • The Last Stop on Market Street
  • Separate is Never Equal
  • All Are Welcome
  • How to Read a Book
  • Just Ask!
  • The Dot and more!

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Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
Analyze how and why individuals, events, and ideas develop and interact over the course of a text.
Determine central ideas or themes of a text and analyze their development; summarize the key supporting details and ideas.
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Teaching Duration
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