Read Aloud Activities for the Year

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    Stop wondering what book you're going to read next or what reading activities you need to search for. We created this yearlong read-aloud book companion, designed specifically to help you introduce new reading skills and concepts and keep your students excited about reading.

    Our read-aloud bundle includes 40 weeks of lesson plans, with activities that are tailored to meet the needs of your young listeners. And the best part? Our low-prep activities will help you save time each week, so you can focus on what you do best - teaching!

    With our read-aloud bundle, you'll receive printable lesson plans, anchor chart headers, anchor chart pieces, student literacy response sheets, and skill assessments - all in one convenient download.

    What's included:

    • Lesson Plans for each book
    • Appetizer Photo (Introduces theme and topic)
    • Vocabulary
    • Student Response Pages for each book
    • Kindergarten-friendly craft for each book
    • Anchor Sort pictures (if applicable)
    • Anchor Chart Headers
    • Interactive Notebook Pieces for each book
    • Skill Assessment for the Story

    What's INCLUDED?

    Focus Skill/Theme and Book:

    Kevin Knows the Rules - Character, Setting, Author/Illustrator and School Rules

    What I Like About Me - Same/Different, Author/Illustrator, Character, Setting, All About Me

    The Little School Bus - Rhyming, Setting, Characters, Concepts of Print, Retelling

    The Recess Queen - Characters, Setting, Kindness, School Rules

    Look, Listen, Taste, Touch and Smell - Five Senses

    Apples for Everyone - Labeling, Nonfiction

    Helpers in Your Neighborhood - Nonfiction, Community Helpers

    Transportation Past and Present - Transportation

    Nightsong - Fiction vs. Nonfiction

    Aaaarrgghh! Spider - Fiction vs. Nonfiction

    Seed, Sprout, Pumpkin, Pie - Sequencing/Life Cycle

    I Need My Monster - Prediction, BME

    National Geographic for Kids Owls - Owl Facts and Nonfiction

    Talk Turkey to Me (book included) - Nonfiction and Turkey Facts

    Whistle for Willie - Perseverance

    One is a Feast for Mouse - Thanksgiving

    Reindeer (A Day in the Life - Polar Animals) - Reindeer Nonfiction/Life Cycle

    How to Catch an Elf - Problem/Solution

    Click Clack Ho Ho Ho! - Sequencing, Problem/Solution

    Turkey Claus - Problem/Solution

    How to Catch a Snowman - Problem/Solution

    Awesome Walruses - Nonfiction

    The Girl Who Never Made Mistakes - Mindset, Retelling

    Bear Snores On - Sequencing, Retelling

    The Quickest Kid in Clarksville - Making Connections

    Bear's Loose Tooth - Problem/Solution, BME, Sequencing

    The Biggest Valentine Ever - Problem/Solution, BME

    Have Fun Molly Lou Melon - Kindness, Problem/Solution, Characters

    Everything Spring - Seasons, Facts, Nonfiction

    My Lucky Day - Problem/Solution, Characters, Setting, Prediction, Fiction

    Little Quack - Retelling, Fiction, Characters, BME

    National Geographic Kids Bees - Nonfiction, Life Cycle

    National Geographic Kids Ants - Nonfiction, Life Cycle

    National Geographic Kids Caterpillar to Butterfly- Nonfiction, Life Cycle

    National Geographic Kids Weather- Nonfiction

    Tops and Bottoms - Life Cycle, Problem/Solution

    The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs - Retelling, Problem/Solution, Comparing

    National Geographic Kids In the Ocean - Nonfiction

    National Geographic Kids Farm Animals - Nonfiction

    How to Catch a Dinosaur - Problem/Solution, Retelling

    Grab this book companion bundle, print and you're ready to teach!

    And if you have a whiteboard, you can even project the vocabulary and building background photographs to your students, making it easier than ever to keep them engaged.

    Please note that while our read-aloud bundle does not include the books themselves (with the exception of Talk Turkey to Me), we've used easy-to-find books to make it a lot simpler for you. That way, you can have your entire year's activities set for your read-aloud time, without any additional hassle.

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    to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
    With prompting and support, ask and answer questions about key details in a text.
    With prompting and support, retell familiar stories, including key details.
    With prompting and support, identify characters, settings, and major events in a story.
    Ask and answer questions about unknown words in a text.
    Recognize common types of texts (e.g., storybooks, poems).


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