Tag Archives: read-aloud

Additions to www.63000resources.com

A number of resources and materials have been added to http://www.63000resources.com. Like everything else at the site, the items are free and well aligned to the shifts and the Instructional Practice Guides. The “Year at a Glance” planning tool for … Continue reading

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Washoe Starts Scaling the Read Aloud Project (RAP)

Chris Hayes, Ben Dickson, and Kristen Campbell moved district educators through the Read Aloud Project training materials and lessons. The training looked at text complexity, text-dependent questions, and completed RAP lessons. The RAP is a joint venture between Student Achievement … Continue reading

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Gaining Access to the Read Aloud Project for K-2

Educators, from throughout the country, are gathered in Las Vegas to train on the Read Aloud Project (RAP). RAP is an effort to create Common Core-aligned lessons for K-2 picture, informational, and chapter books. Lessons include text-dependent questions, Language exploration, … Continue reading

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The read-aloud and Common Core

In a piece for Educational Leadership, William Himmele and Pérsida Himmele describe the important of read-alouds in the Common Core. This includes a chance to introduce more nonfiction to students and to build a “bank of academic vocabulary.” You can … Continue reading

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