- We love watching their faces change as the plot thickens.
- We love making them wait as we slowly turn the page during intense moments.
- We love listening to their laughter during the silly parts.
- Most of all, we love modeling a love for reading. It is a time for us to show students that reading is fun and magical.
- Extend the read-aloud over a few days to allow time to dig deeper and cover multiple standards
- Read closely by revisiting the text with a different purpose each day
- Ask text dependent questions that require kids to refer to the text to provide evidence for their answers
- Include a graphic organizer that reinforces the purpose
- Incorporate a writing component
- Integrate art
By incorporating these components we will be able to conquer all 8 Reading Literature Standards. This brainstorming session evolved into a year-long project…
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