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l8ybug 08-28-2015 05:18 PM

Chapter Books for Read Alouds
I'm teaching a grade 3/4 this year and I'm looking for chapter book suggestions to use during read alouds. What are your favourite books? What book would you start the year with?

jmlyns 03-15-2016 06:01 AM

read alouds
Here are a few of my favourites:
-Tales of Forth Grade Nothing
-The Twits
-Maniac McGee
-and then it Happened
-The Not Just Anybody Family

lamomba 07-22-2016 06:57 AM

Big Moon Tortilla by Joy Cowley
This is a wonderful book I read every year to start off a discussion around problem solving. A little Mexican girl cries to her Grandmother when a series of accidents happen. Her Grandmother teaches her to deal with her problems in four different ways; be a tree-look at the problem from all sides, be a rock wait and see what happens, be a mountain lion and face your fears or be an eagle and see from high above that the problems are really small. Great conversations have developed after sharing this book, wonderfully descriptive language, lots of potential literacy activities. (...and I use the references all year as little problems happen!)
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