11 different text are used during this unit of read aloud. The text are all informational text and will align well with a unit on informational text. The read aloud focus on main idea with one section and multiple sections of text. The unit was written as part of the unit Becoming and Expert by Lucy Calkins. Each lesson plan has a section for before you read, a section fro during the reading, and a section on after reading. It allows for students to talk about the text. The teacher will also model her thinking. Each text has pages listed for teachers to stop and think and for students to stop and think.