Read Alouds

Special tips for student's success!

What is read aloud?


Read Aloud: is a strategy in which a teacher sets aside time to read orally to the students on a consistent basis from texts that are above their independent reading level but at their listening level.

Great reasons for read alouds!!

*Start the day

*Support mini lessons for core curriculum

*Support whole class book studies

*Help students think and talk about texts

*Introduce a new book

*Introduce a theme

*Open up new worlds

*Mentor students in thinking process

*Familiarize students with text structures and genres

Main Idea & Details 1st Grade.MP4

Reading aloud to students allows the teacher to:

*Model fluent and expressive reading

*Think aloud

*Review text structure

*Facilitate comprehension to beginning and intermediate English Language Learners

*Provide interactions with a variety of texts

*Make connections

University of Houston Downtown

For additional information and tips on read aloud contact us!