This file contains a 6 page Common Core Read Aloud Lesson for "A Teacher for Bear" by Anne Marie Pace. (Scholastic Books) This book is great for Back to School! The lesson gets kids started right away in the structure of a Common Core read aloud.
The lesson includes prereading vocabulary and book introduction which includes a "Think, Pair, Share", to activate prior knowledge. It also includes postreading comprehension/discussion questions, a suggestion for an artistic response activity, and...it is Common Core aligned!
A Teacher for Bear is available from Scholastic Book CLub.
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I will be reading this bookon the first day of school with my kinders. The following day, I will read The Kissing Hand by Audrey Penn. The 2 stories lend themselves to great comparisons and are great for first weeks of school!