The Honest-to-Goodness Truth | Interactive Read Aloud

Grade Levels
K - 3rd, Homeschool, Staff
Formats Included
  • PDF
2 pages


Welcome to The Mindful Readers! We create engaging interactive read aloud lessons that promote critical thinking and discussions with little-to-no prep.

This week’s FREEBIE lesson is for the book called The Honest-to-Goodness Truth by Patrick McKissack. It is about a girl, Libby Louise, who decides to only tell the truth, the problems this causes, and her eventual understanding about the need for empathy and kindness in some situations


o Before and After Reading Prompts

o Vocabulary Words

o 6 Comprehension Questions in Lesson Form

Please enjoy my sample work! *Full IRA kits will include a sticky note printable, vocabulary cards w/ kid-friendly definitions, and engagement ideas.


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Total Pages
2 pages
Answer Key
Teaching Duration
30 minutes
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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Tell a story or recount an experience with appropriate facts and relevant, descriptive details, speaking audibly in coherent sentences.
Recount or describe key ideas or details from a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
Describe people, places, things, and events with relevant details, expressing ideas and feelings clearly.
Ask and answer questions about key details in a text read aloud or information presented orally or through other media.
Participate in collaborative conversations with diverse partners about grade 1 topics and texts with peers and adults in small and larger groups.


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