This 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. You will guide students to use evidence from the texts to deepen their understanding of the stories 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.
This pack is perfect to help young kids understand voting and the election process and includes:
- Detailed Lesson Plans with full-size Samples
- Text Dependent Questions and Answer Keys
- 'What Do Politicians Do?' Background Knowledge Read-aloud Article
- What Do Illustrations Depict Graphic Organizer
- Cause and Effect Graphic Organizer
- Writing in Response to Text Activity
- Craftivity Instructions and Pattern
- Bulletin Board Title
To teach these lessons you will need:
Duck for President by Doreen Cronin
My Teacher for President by Kay Winters
This read-aloud is included in our November Read-Aloud Activities Bundle
. For one month of read-alouds that meet the Core Standards, you can purchase the bundle at a 20% discount!
The November Interactive Read-Aloud Activities Bundle
The Great Fuzz Frenzy
Duck/ My Teacher for President
The Very First Thanksgiving Day
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to see how we have aligned each of our grade 1-2 read-aloud lessons with the CCSS standards.
If you like this product, then you will LOVE all of our other interactive read-alouds.
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You can also purchase A Year of Interactive Read-Aloud Activities
, at a 30% discount!
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:
"These are great tools to teach young ones about politics and the election. Our class had some really impressive conversations about our country."
"Loved using this resource (especially last year with the presidential election)! The kids also enjoyed holding their own election."
"This was a perfect addition to my voting unit. Thank you!"
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and to read more about our interactive close reading lesson plans.
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