First Day Jitters by Julie Danneberg (fiction)
Focus: Getting to know each other, vocabulary, comprehension, and writing extension.
How I spent My Summer Vacation by Mark Teague (fiction)
Focus: vocabulary words, getting to know each other, and a wrting extension.
Words are like Faces by Edith Baer (Lyric Poem)
Focus: vocabulary words, the importance of words, and the power of our words, poetry structure.
Vocabulary words: comforting, fleet, glimmer, expression, lively, versatile.
Big Al by Andrew Clements (Fantasy)
Focus: vocabulary words, character traits, setting, qualities of a good friend, ocean life, fantasy/fiction structure.
Vocabulary words: delightful, clumsy, capture, fierce, rescue, suspense.
Other Read Alouds may include: Click on the book cover below for a read aloud of "Rainbow Fish" presented by Storyline online.
Rainbow Fish by Marcus Pfister
Nonfiction books about ocean life