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 text to deepen their understanding of the story 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 includes:
- Detailed Lesson Plans with full-size Samples
- Text Dependent Questions and Answer Keys
- Who, What, Where, When, and Why Graphic Organizer
- Describing Characters with Adjectives Graphic Organizer
- Writing in Response to Text
- Craft Pattern and Instructions
- Bulletin Board Title
To teach these lessons you will need:
The Adventures of Beekle the Unimaginary Friend by Dan Santat
This read-aloud is included in our October Interactive 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 October Interactive Read-Aloud Activities Bundle
Piggie Pie and Zoom Broom
The Adventures of Beekle
Bats Informational Read Aloud
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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.
To see more of our Read-alouds for First Grade, click here.
To see more of our Read-alouds for Second Grade, click here.
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:
"What a great resource! Perfect to leave with a substitute. My students and I loved making the Beekle craft!"
"Love Beekle and love this pack! It made our read-aloud and mini-lesson so interactive and fun!"
"I taught this lesson as part of my interview process! Thanks to Beekle, I got the job!"
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 interactive close reading lesson plans.
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