Reading: Read Alouds
Weaving Nonfiction Into Read Alouds...Learning to Love Informational Texts
Read alouds are a joyous time to bring the best of literature to children and demonstrate strategic reading behaviors. How can we weave more informational texts into this powerful time? How can we keep children’s interest and attention? Which strategies might be demonstrated that will empower learners in shared reading, guided reading, independent reading and writing? What are the characteristics of nonfiction books that make them good for read alouds and shared reading?