Engage your students with Interactive Read Alouds. Use the same text all week to guide your instruction. You will always have a text to refer back to during the rest of your block.
This product is meant to be used for 5 days in a row at the beginning of your Reading block.
Day One: Read entire text and make connections.
Day Two: Read excerpts – character based questions
Day Three: Read entire text (optional) – Plot based questions
Day Four: Read excerpt - Theme based questions
Day Five: Culminating Writing Task