Read Alouds in the Upper Elementary Classroom

Never underestimate the power of reading aloud to your students. Modeling comprehension strategies using fun, engaging picture books is something kids won’t grow out of as quickly as you might think!

The benefits of interactive read alouds are immense, and they extend far beyond K-2! If you are not already, consider incorporating read alouds into your upper elementary ELAR block. The importance of having the reading process modeled is significant for both younger and older students alike.

Benefits of Interactive Read-Aloud

  • Teacher models fluency
  • Develops vocabulary
  • Promotes classroom community
  • Collaborate and practice comprehension strategies
  • Teacher models higher order thinking and questioning

And so much more!

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