October K-1 Bundle: Lesson Plans and Activities

October K-1 Bundle: Lesson Plans and Activities
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Want to save $$$$ on our read alouds?
We have bundled the perfect set of read-alouds for October for K-1 classes. Each read-aloud lasts at least 3-5 days. This bundle will last you all month! Your students will fall in love with each story and you will be teaching ALL the Reading Literature Common Core Standards as well as some Reading Informational Text Standards, Speaking and Listening, and Writing standards.

This bundle includes:

Ghost in the House
Halloween: Informational Text
Owl Babies
Skeleton Meets the Mummy
Turkey Trick or Treat

Click on each read-aloud to view product previews.

Download our Scope and Sequence to see we have aligned each of our K-1 read-aloud lessons with the CCSS standards.

This read-aloud bundle is unique in that it holds on to the tradition of reading-aloud for pleasure, but also helps you meet core standards at the same time. We have included rigorous text dependent questions where students use evidence from the text to deepen their understanding for 6 different stories. We have also included a different graphic organizer and specific writing in response to text activity to incorporate writing standards for each read-aloud. This pack also includes an unique art piece to compliment the read-aloud and bulletin board headings to display the work.
Our lesson plans will guide you through 3 days of close reading for each book. Each day you will read the book for a different purpose and students will complete a different activity. These activities will last more than 3 weeks. They are perfect for October!

This pack includes:
- A Detailed Lesson Plan with Photographs of Student Work
-Teacher Anchor Charts
-Text Dependent Questions for Each Book
- Graphic Organizers
-Writing in Response to Text for Each Book
-Craft Patterns
-Bulletin Board Titles

*You will need:
Bone Soup, Cambria Evans
Creepy Carrots, Aaron Reynolds
Piggie Pie, Margie Palatini
Sam and Dave Dig a Hole, Mac Barnett
The Adventures of Beekle, Dan Santat
Pumpkin Eye, Denise Fleming
(We found all of these books at our local library, scholastic.com, or Amazon.)

If you like this product, then you will LOVE all of our other read-alouds. You can purchase A Year of Read-Alouds, which includes every Core Coaches' read-aloud!

You can also purchase monthly themed bundles or purchase each read-aloud individually to suit your needs:

September Bundle

The Most Magnificent Thing
Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon and I Like Myself
The Invisible Boy
Stick and Stone
Big Bad Wolves at School

November Bundle
The Great Fuzz Frenzy
In November
Election Day
The Very First Thanksgiving Day
Turkey Trouble

December Bundle
Catch That Cookie
Memoirs of an Elf
Turkey Claus
Samurai Santa
Sad Santa
How Santa Got His Job

January Bundle
Martin's Big Words
Spaghetti with the Yeti
The Snow Beast
One Cool Friend
Footprints in the Snow
Bear Snores On

February Bundle
Land Shark
Groundhog's Day Off
A Crankenstein Valentine
The Emperor's Cool Clothes
Dragons Love Tacos
I am Abraham Lincoln

March Bundle
The Luckiest Leprechaun
Peanut Butter and Cupcake
Freckleface Strawberry
Three Little Aliens and Little Pigs Compare and Contrast
Spy Guy

April Bundle
The Thing About Spring
Memoirs of a Hamster
Muncha Muncha Muncha
Tops and Bottoms
Michael Recycle

May Bundle
Rosie Revere Engineer
The Boy Who Cried...
Anansi and the Talking Melon
Diary of a Worm
Last Day Blues

Visit our blog here to find out more about how to teach the Core one read-aloud at a time and to read more about our close reading lesson plans.

Visit our blog here to find out more about Meeting the Core One Read-Aloud at a Time and/or Close Reading

Visit our blog here to find out more about October Read-Alouds and/or Close Reading

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