An interactive read aloud is a powerful way to engage all your students in a book while teaching important strategies. Let's walk through the steps of creating an interactive read aloud lesson for your class. Choose a book for the interactive read aloud lesson Choose a book that works with … [Read more...] about Planning an Interactive Read Aloud Lesson
What is an interactive read aloud? An interactive read aloud is a planned and purposeful read aloud. It encourages both deeper thinking and respectful discussion. It is whole group instruction in which the teacher reads aloud a text and occasionally pauses for discussion. The focus is on … [Read more...] about What is an Interactive Read-Aloud?
Colorful Classroom Read-Aloud: Grace for President by Kelly DiPucchio In this book ... Grace is surprised to find that there have been no female presidents! She decides that she wants to be the first and her school hosts an election. This book is a fun introduction to the American electoral … [Read more...] about Read-Aloud: Grace for President
Colorful Classroom Read-Aloud: A More Perfect Union by Betsy Maestro In this book ... Betsy breaks down the creation and purpose of the U.S. Constitution. She puts it in simple terms that students will be able to understand. Recommended for: U.S. History, the U.S. Constitution, Constitution … [Read more...] about Read-Aloud: A More Perfect Union
Celebrate Constitution Day Every year on September 17th, we celebrate Constitution Day. It commemorates the creation and signing of the the U.S. Constitution. According to the U.S. Department of Education: ... each educational institution that receives federal funds for a fiscal year is … [Read more...] about Celebrate Constitution Day