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Catching the Bug for Reading Through Interactive Read-Alouds

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Grades K – 1
Lesson Plan Type Recurring Lesson
Estimated Time Three 30-minute sessions
Lesson Author

Cathy J. Morton

Ogden, Utah

Publisher

International Reading Association

 

Lesson Plans

Calendar Activities

Strategy Guides

 

LESSON PLANS

Grades   3 – 5  |  Lesson Plan  |  Minilesson

Identifying and Classifying Verbs in Context

The interactive read-aloud in this lesson helps students to identify and classify the three verb types—action, state-of-being or linking, and helping verbs.

 

Grades   K – 2  |  Lesson Plan  |  Standard Lesson

Teaching Shapes Using Read-Alouds, Visualization, and Sketch to Stretch

Visual clues in winter-themed books used in this lesson encourage students to make real-world math connections.

 

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CALENDAR ACTIVITIES

Grades   K – 6  |  Calendar Activity  |  December 3

Dr. Christian Barnard performed the first human heart transplant.

Students talk about the causes of heart disease and the role that diet and exercise play. Then, students find healthy dessert recipes and vote on one dessert to make in class.

 

Grades   5 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  October 28

Dr. Jonas Salk, who developed the polio vaccine, was born in 1914.

After learning about Dr. Salk, students interview a family member or someone they know who remembers the polio epidemic.

 

Grades   3 – 12  |  Calendar Activity  |  May 5

Teacher Appreciation Week honors our teachers.

In celebration of Teacher Appreciation Week, students read a book about a teacher and follow up with an activity related to the book using the Venn Diagram, Letter Generator, Story Map, or Essay Map.

 

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STRATEGY GUIDES

Grades   K – 12  |  Strategy Guide

Teacher Read-Aloud That Models Reading for Deep Understanding

This guide describes the basic elements for reading aloud to students in ways that demonstrate thoughtful and deep interactions with the text.

 

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