Ultimate Read-Aloud Collection Grade 1

Ultimate Read-Aloud Collection Grade 1

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Award-winning children's author and acclaimed educator Lester L. Laminack provides guidelines, lessons, and resources for making every read-aloud experience intentional and instructional to engage students in deep thinking about fiction and nonfiction books. Central to Laminack's message is his breakthrough thinking about the value and importance of “Best Friend Books”- a small, carefully curated collection that you turn to repeatedly for specific teaching purposes.

You'll also find:

    • 5 fiction “Best Friend Books” selected by Lester L. Laminack (5 copies each)

      • Shelia Rae, the Brave

      • Ruby the Copycat

      • The Paperboy

      • Grandma's Gift

      • Whistle for Willie

    • 5 non-fiction “Best Friend Books” selected by Lester L. Laminack (5 copies each)

      • Spiders

      • Ant Cities

      • Polar Bears

      • The Tooth Book

      • From Seed to Plant

    • 5 full-color, multi-panel teaching cards, with detailed lesson plans and suggestions for “first visits” and “home visits”-helping students discover the magic of literary language.

    • An online resource bank that features Lester modeling a read-aloud that highlights exquisite language and intriguing literary elements, and underscores the profound instructional value of literature in the classroom; also included: downloadable graphic organizers and resources for families.
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About the Author

Lester Laminack
Professor Emeritus of Birth-Kindergarten, Elementary & Middle Grades Education at Western Carolina University. A full-time writer and consultant working with schools throughout the U.S., who has received two awards for excellence in teaching at WCU.

Product Details

  • Item #: NTS858376
  • ISBN13: 9781338583762
  • Format: Professional Resources
  • Grades: 1
  • Funding Type:
    Title I, Part A,
    Title II, Part A,
    Title II, Part B, LEARN,
    Title IV, Part A, SSAEG

Ultimate Read-Aloud Collection Grade 1

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