Like many of you, I am going to do a snow theme during reading this month. I'll teach comprehension and decoding strategies through books about winter and snow. I'm thinking I'll teach prediction, sequencing, and story elements with the different versions of The Mitten, and then use many other winter read alouds to teach how to ask questions (thick and thin) before, during, and after reading. Here are some of the read alouds I plan to use:
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