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Read Aloud List


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Read Aloud List

  1. 1. Read Aloud List Picture books for upper grades (This is not a complete list, but enough to get started!) Comprehension Strategies: The Important Book by Margaret Wise Brown Unfortunately by Remy Charlip Mr. Peabody’s Apples by Madonna Fly Away Home by Eve Bunting All the Places to Love by Patricia MacLachlan The Relatives Came by Cynthia Rylant When I Was Young in the Mountains by Cynthia Rylant The Rough-Face Girl by Rafe Martin Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs by Judi Barrett The Secret Knowledge of Grown-ups by David Wisniewski Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day by Judith Viorst Language Arts: Merry-Go-Round /A Book About Nouns by Ruth Heller Many Luscious Lollipops/ A Book About Adjectives by Ruth Heller Mine, All Mine/ A Book About Pronouns by Ruth Heller Up, Up And Away/ A Book About Adverbs by Ruth Heller Kites Sail High/A Book About Verbs by Ruth Heller Punctuation Takes A Vacation by Robin Pulver Anamalia by Graeme Base (Alliteration) Even More Parts by Tedd Arnold (Idioms) Eats, Shoots, and Leaves by Lynne Truss (punctuation) Diary of a Worm by Doreen Cronin (journal/diary entries) Miss Alaineus A Vocabulary Disaster by Debra Fraiser Science: What’s the Matter in Mr. Whisker’s Room? by Michael Elsohn Ross (matter) Photosynthesis: Changing Sunlight into Food A Bobbie Kalman Book Metamorphosis: Changing Bodies A Bobbie Kalman Book Pass the Energy, Please! by Barbara Shaw McKinney (food chain) The Best Book of Weather by Simon Adams (other best books of various topics) Extreme Weather (other titles in science and S.S. series) National Geographic Earth and Space The Usborne Internet-Linked Library of Science ANY OTHER PICTURE/NON-FICTION BOOK RELATED TO YOUR STANDARDS
  2. 2. Math: How Much is a Million? by David M. Schwartz If You Made A Million by David M. Schwartz If You Hopped Like A Frog by David M. Schwartz The Greedy Triangle by Marilyn Burns The Best of Times by Greg Tang The Grapes of Math by Greg Tang Math Appeal by Greg Tang Math Potatoes by Greg Tang Sir Cumference and the Sword in the Cone by Cindy Neuschwander Sir Cumference and the Great Knight of Angleland by Cindy Neuschwander Sir Cumference and the Dragon of Pi by Cindy Neuschwander Sir Cumference and the First Round Table by Cindy Neuschwander A Remainder of One by Elinor J. Pinczes Social Studies: Now and Ben: The Modern Inventions of Benjamin Franklin by Gene Barretta I Am The Mummy Heb-Nefert by Eve Bunting (Ancient Egypt) The Flag With Fifty-Six Stars: A Gift from the Survivors of Mauthausen by Susan Goldman Rubin (Holocaust) You Wouldn’t Want to Be at the Boston Tea Party by Peter Cook If Your Name Was Changed At Ellis Island by Ellen Levine When Jessie Came Across the Sea by Amy Hest I Am Sacajawea, I Am York: Our Journey West with Lewis and Clark by Claire Rudolf Murphy Henry’s Freedom Box: A True Story from the Underground Railroad by Ellen Levine Recommended Resource for Read Alouds and Strategy Instruction: Strategies That Work by Stephanie Harvey and Anne Goudvis (Stenhouse Publishers 2000) ISBN 1-57110-310-4
  3. 3. Jody Sulser LC Coordinator CELL/ExLL/SC/2007