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51 resources with the concept read-alouds

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Tiger-Tiger, is it True?

For Teachers Pre-K - 5th Standards
Scholars take part in a philosophical discussion about truth, thoughts, and feelings following a reading of Tiger-Tiger is it True? by Byron Katie and Hans Wilhelm. 
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The World of Ramona

For Teachers 2nd - 6th Standards
Bring the fun and whimsy of Beverly Cleary into your classroom with a teaching guide created to accompany the Ramona series. The guide offers several ideas for classroom use, including independent reading, reading aloud, and literature...
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How Tiger Got His Stripes: A Folktale from Vietnam (Kindergarten)

For Teachers K Standards
Differentiate English language arts instruction with a instructional activity that features the Vietnamese folktale How Tiger Got His Stripes. Scholars examine words that begin with the letter t, recall a folktale's details, write a...
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Oh! the Places You'll Go!

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th Standards
Honor Dr. Seuss on his birthday with a read aloud of the story Oh! the Places You'll Go! and a variety of activities that inspire scholars to dream of their future endeavors. Readers take part in conversations, research the life of...
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Hooray For Diffendoofer Day!

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Eleven engaging activities make up a story guide that accompanies Dr. Seuss' Hooray For Diffendoofer Day! Scholars design a fictional classroom setting including scary face tests, writing job descriptions, adapting the book into a play,...
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Guest Teacher Plans: Grade 3

For Teachers 3rd Standards
Always be prepared for a substitute teacher with a daily plan equipped with an assortment of activities that cover third grade math, reading, word work, and writing. 
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Guest Teacher Plans Grade 4

For Teachers 4th Standards
Creating substitute plans may not be the highlight of your workday. Make the task less daunting with a general, day-long plan covering math, reading, word work, and writing. 
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Guest Teacher Plans Grade 5

For Teachers 5th Standards
Math, reading, writing, and word work; it's all here in a daily lesson plan created to support a substitute teacher in a fifth grade class. 
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Guest Teacher Plans (Grade 2)

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Be prepared the next time you're in need of a substitute with a daily plan equipped with an assortment of activities covering subjects math, reading, word work, writing, and science. 
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Guest Teacher Plans: Grade 6

For Teachers 6th Standards
Taking a day off of school can feel like a lot more work than going because of the time and effort that goes into making sub plans. Make your life easier with a daily plan for a guest teacher designed to meet the needs of sixth graders...
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Gingerbread Baby Lesson Plan Guide

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Reinforce reading comprehension and story mapping skills with the help from a story, Gingerbread Baby by Jen Brett. Individuals discover new vocabulary, make predictions, retell main events, respond to reading using a graphic organizer,...
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Identifying the Main Idea in Fiction

For Teachers 3rd - 5th Standards
Discovering the main idea in fiction is like uncovering buried treasure; one must persevere to locate it, and the reward is priceless. Scholars delve deep into leveled stories using three questions to aid in identifying the main idea. 
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Veteran’s Day

For Teachers 1st - 5th Standards
Before honoring courageous veterans, get to know more about who they are and why November 11th is a special day. Scholars obtain such information through a read aloud of Eve Bunting's The Wall, grand conversation, and letter writing...
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Good Classroom Citizens

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
What makes a good citizen? This is the driving question of a lesson designed to address the importance of having an active presence and positive effect on the community. With the help of three learning strategies, scholars listen and...
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Are the "Star-Belly Sneetches" Good Citizens?

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Create a tight-knit classroom community with a lesson that stresses the importance of belonging. First, Dr. Seuss lends his wise words about citizenship through The Sneetches and Other Stories. After a grand conversation about the...
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What's Next? Sequencing Story

For Teachers 1st - 2nd Standards
First, next, then, and, finally are the words in focus of a sequencing lesson plan. Scholars listen to a read aloud of the tale "Lost in the Fog," and take part in a grand conversation about the story's sequence of events. They then show...
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Knowing the Essential Elements of a Habitat

For Teachers 1st Standards
To gain insight into the many different types of habitats, individuals must first get to know their own. Here, scholars explore their school environment, draw a map, compare and contrast their surroundings to larger ones. They then write...
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Activities for Supporting Oral Language Development

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Support young scholars' oral language development with the use of four early childhood activities. To reinforce proficiency, pupils read with an adult, play a game of telephone with their peers, put on a play with puppets or stuffed...
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Furry Heroes

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Pupils discover that not only humans can be heroes, but that animals can be heroes too. The spotlight of a activity about September 11, 2001, is the search and rescue dogs that bravely risked their lives to help the victims on and after...
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Mapping Skills

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Spark interest and enhance your pupils' map skills using Matteo Pericoli's book, See the City: the Journey of Manhattan Unfurled. Through Pericoli's illustrations and text, learners explore the East and West side of Manhattan. Then,...
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Second-Grade Explicit Intervention

For Teachers K - 2nd Standards
Unfortunately, not all students learn to read at the same pace, but with the help of this resource, you can ensure that they all receive the support they need to reach this important goal. Comprised of short literacy activities, these...
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My Antonia: Directed Reading Thinking Activity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Walk your pupils through the beginning of My Antonia by Willa Cather with a read-aloud-style activity. The goal is to make predictions and back them up with textual evidence.
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Summertime

For Teachers K - 2nd
Explore expressive reading through the read-aloud Summertime: From Porgy and Bess. Readers will make predictions about the text and listen to the song Summertime. They will also identify how the story relates to the song lyrics.
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Storytime

For Teachers K - 2nd
By reading two books aloud, Ben and Becky in the Haunted House and The Ghost in the Classroom, youngsters learn new words and understand story events. They workin small groups to review the vocabulary in a game-like setting.