Benefits of #classroombookaday Read Alouds
Exposure to Diverse Stories
Critical Reading & Analysis of Books
Better Understanding and Identification of Theme
Opportunities to Discuss Complete (& Complex) Texts
Time to Enjoy Class / Be Reminded of Love of Picture Books
Numerous Chances to Use Text Evidence/Support Claims
Appreciation for & Thoughtfulness about Art
Creates Joy for the Reading Experience
Many Common Texts to Reference
Enhances Listening Skills
Our Daily Routine
○ After independent reading
○ Come to floor / get comfy
(close enough to see illustrations)
○ Ready to listen & look
○ Two questions for
● Same time every day for
● Yes, even when there is a sub,
or we’re on a field trip!
When might you
have a 5-10 minute
slot in your day or
class period to
share a picture
book read aloud?
My Two Questions
➔What did you think?
➔What was it about?
What was it really