Krystina Kelley & Jenny McCrackenBelle Valley School District,Belleville, IL
• Motivates kids to read• Increases comprehension• Improves listening skills• Demonstrates fluency• Builds vocabulary• Pro...
• Fast-paced• Cant be too long• Lots of action• Not too much dialog (unless you are  really good at doing voices!)• High i...
• Cunningham, Pat (2005). Struggling Readers: If they  dont read much, how they ever gonna get good?. The  Reading Teacher...
50 great read alouds for middle school students
50 great read alouds for middle school students
50 great read alouds for middle school students
50 great read alouds for middle school students
50 great read alouds for middle school students
50 great read alouds for middle school students
50 great read alouds for middle school students
50 great read alouds for middle school students
50 great read alouds for middle school students
50 great read alouds for middle school students
50 great read alouds for middle school students
50 great read alouds for middle school students
50 great read alouds for middle school students
50 great read alouds for middle school students
50 great read alouds for middle school students
50 great read alouds for middle school students
50 great read alouds for middle school students
50 great read alouds for middle school students
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50 great read alouds for middle school students

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50 great read alouds for middle school students

  1. 1. Krystina Kelley & Jenny McCrackenBelle Valley School District,Belleville, IL
  2. 2. • Motivates kids to read• Increases comprehension• Improves listening skills• Demonstrates fluency• Builds vocabulary• Provides a spring board for discussion in a safe atmosphere• Breaks up the monotony• Builds lifetime readers• FUN!
  3. 3. • Fast-paced• Cant be too long• Lots of action• Not too much dialog (unless you are really good at doing voices!)• High interest topics• Challenging material
  4. 4. • Cunningham, Pat (2005). Struggling Readers: If they dont read much, how they ever gonna get good?. The Reading Teacher. 59, 88-90.• Layne, Steven (2009). Igniting a Passion for Reading: Successful Strategies for Building Lifetime Readers. Portland: Stenhouse.

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