Teacher read – aloud required reading

Teacher read – aloud required reading

read alouds
demonstrate the power of stories. provides students energy for learning how reading works
benefits
building vocabulary, developing understanding of story structures, supporting developing connections between print elements, encouraging high levels of understanding, teaching the reading process in a meaningful context, modeling fluency, motivating students to read
strategy before
consider engaging students at a speaking vocabulary a grade or two above their current grade level
big idea consideration
what idea do I want students to explore
background knowledge
provide opportunities for success by examining and activating background knowledge related to the subject or content
vocabulary introduction
examine vocabulary that is needed to help students arrive at the “big idea”. develop ways to introduce words before or during reading to help students gain understanding
during reading strategy
read text fluently, stopping to ask questions that help students garner meaning with discussion
after reading strategy
encourage discussion and deeper conversation with and between students
supporting continued learning
make text available to students…shared, guided, and independent practice needs to continue after read aloud activity and discussion
related texts
procure related texts to help students expand their understanding or provide answers to questions that still remain after activity