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Read Aloud Lessons

These interactive read aloud lessons are the perfect way to teach your students all sorts of comprehension and vocabulary skills during reader’s workshop.     Read aloud has always been one of my favorite parts of teaching. When I was in college, it is what I imagined doing most of my day. Sitting in a […]

Interactive Read Aloud in 1st Grade

Interactive read aloud lessons in my first grade classroom have completely changed my Reader’s Workshop. My students love to read these classics and I now have all the questions and stopping points ready to go! I recently wrote a post HERE about what an interactive read aloud is and how I use them in my […]

5 Free Close Reading Ideas and Activities!

I just wanted to stop by and share some free close reading ideas and activities that I just love!   I wrote a blog post way back when that explains how I introduce my first graders to close reading and how happy I become every year when it finally *clicks*! My young students learn to […]