These are chapter book read alouds to have in your class library but to read along with students in upper elementary or middle grades read alouds.
I did save my best middle grade chapter book read aloud for last so make sure to keep reading!
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To to use picture books or chapter books for middle grade read aloud
Dedicate a time each day to read aloud a chapter book to the class.
Our favorite time was after recess as was a time to doodle, decompress, and just listen it drew our focus back to class and time to work.
Another idea to introduce books is to dedicate a day like “First Chapter Friday” and on Friday the teacher reads just the first chapter of a new book then back to regular read aloud.
It brings up student engagement and gets them excited for other books in your classroom library!
First Lines are such a powerful part of the book. You can grab FREE Book Quote Classroom library posters to decorate your library OR have students make some new ones from great books they read as well that are middle grade read alouds.
What about virtual read alouds for middle grades? Youtube chapter books read alouds?
While you might want to still have read aloud as part of a daily virtual teaching make sure to follow all copyright rules!
This virtual read alouds post has a comprehensive list of publishers and information that will be helpful in deciding what books you can read aloud or record video of reading to share with students.
This post has ALL. THE. DETAILS. for middle grades chapter book read alouds!
Perfect for classroom use.
Combining all the classic 3rd-5th grade read alouds with new middle grades stories to create one EPIC list!
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