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Interactive Read Aloud Lessons For The Year | Distance Learning

Susan Jones
Grade Levels
K - 2nd
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Read aloud lessons and activities for the whole year at your fingertips!

Newly added (May 2020): digital options for ALL response sheets that students can type into instead of writing for distance learning. Digital access and information is on page 2 of the unit!

Kick your read aloud up a notch or two with focused, planned out lessons all ready for you to print and teach. Each page includes an intro to prepare students for their learning and higher level thinking questions with the page numbers of where to stop in the text.



• 70 one-page lessons easy to print and use (also great for subs!)

• Each lesson has stopping points and discussion questions for skills taught throughout the year.

• Each lesson focuses on a particular skill & engages students in respectful discussions around each topic!

• Each lesson includes a reading response and writing response sheet

This is a great tool to have when you are trying to keep the standards in mind during a read aloud!

⭐Download the preview for a free lesson!⭐

This unit includes:

- Explanation of an "interactive read aloud"

- 3 pages of tips and tricks from my classroom

- Scope and Sequence of books and skills used across the year

- Book list with authors and links to buy

- Brief monthly overviews for each skill

- Convenient one-page lessons for 64 popular children's read alouds

- Reading response sheet for every book

- Writing response sheet for every book

Focus Skills Addressed:

- Illustrations &Text relationship

- Concepts of print

- Character traits

- Setting and story elements

- Making connections

- Problem & Solutions

- Cause and Effect

- Main idea/Theme

- Non fiction text features

- Character changes

- Reading a variety of texts

- Inferring

- Point of view

- Vocabulary & Context clues

- and more!

There are one page lessons in this unit for each of the following books:


How to Read a Story by Mark Siegel

Pancakes by Tomie dePaola

The Book with No Pictures by B.J. Novak

Officer Buckle & Gloria by Peggy Rathmann


Stand Tall Molly Lou Melon by Patty Lovell

Giraffes Can’t Dance by Giles Andreae

Chrysanthemum by Kevin Henkes

A Weekend With Wendell by Kevin Henkes

The Recess Queen by Alexis O’Neill

The Paper Bag Princess by Robert Munsch


Owl Moon by Jane Yolen

The Snowy Day by Ezra Jack Keats

Thundercake by Patrcia Polacco

Make Way for Ducklings by Robert McCluskey

Freedom Summer by Deborah Wiles

Stellaluna by Janell Cannon

Lilly’s Purple Plastic Purse by Kevin Henkes


No, David! by Michael Shannon

The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant

Oliver Button is a Sissy by Tomie dePaola

Amazing Grace by Mary Hoffman

The Great Kapok Tree by Lynne Cherry

The Lorax by Dr. Seuss


Enemy Pie by Derek Munson

Crazy Hair Day by Barney Saltzberg

A Chair for My Mother by Vera Williams

The Rain Came Down by David Shannon

Amelia Bedelia by Peggy Parish

Alexander and the Terrible… by Judith Viorst


Butterflies and Moths by Nic Bishop

Ladybugs by Gail Gibbons

Martin Luther King Jr. (Nat. Geo. Kids) by Kitson Jazynka

Frogs by Gail Gibbons

Animal Lives: Sharks by Sally Morgan

Pierre the Penguin by Jean Marzollo


Sheila Rae, the Brave by Kevin Henkes

Swimmy by Leo Lionni

Big, Blue Whale by Nicola Davies

Bad Case of Stripes by David Shannon

Tops and Bottoms by Janet Stevens

Miss Rumphius by Barbara Cooney


Julius Baby of the World by Kevin Henkes

My Sister Gracie by Gillian Johnson

Frog and Toad Together by Arnold Lobel

Toot and Puddle by Holly Hobbie

Brave Irene by William Steig

Koala Lou by Mem Fox


Henry and Mudge by Cynthia Rylant

Abraham Lincoln by Violet Findley

Dirt on My Shirt by Jeff Foxworthy

Goldilocks and the Three Bears by James Marshall

The Princess and the Pea by John Cech

The Little Red Hen by Paul Galdone


Three Hens and Peacock by Lester Laminack

Two Bad Ants by Chris Van Allsburg

The Stray Dog by Marc Simont

Don’t Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus! By Mo Willems

The Salamander Room by Anne Mazer

Abuela by Arthur Dorros


Owen by Kevin Henkes

Fireflies by Julie Brinckloe

Dr. DeSoto by William Steig

Anansi the Spider by Gerald McDermott

Those Shoes by Maribeth Boelts

Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig


Only One You by Linda Kranz

Where the Wild Things Are by Maurice Sendak

The Last Stop on Market Street by Matt de la Pena

The Black Rabbit by Philippa Leathers

A Bike Like Sergio's by Maribeth Boelts

The Empty Pot by Demi

Emma Kate by Patricia Polacco

My Lucky Day by Keiko Kasza


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