46 episodes

A podcast to help  elementary teachers incorporate more picture books into their school day by using read alouds across the curriculum.Each week, I'll share picture book titles to guide you in your teaching.  You'll find practical tips, innovative ideas, and a collection of handpicked picture books perfect for each subject.
Get ready to inspire, educate and empower your students with the captivating world of picture books.  Happy reading!

Unlock the Power of Picture Books Sara Soucy | Picture Book Enthusiast | Elementary Teacher

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A podcast to help  elementary teachers incorporate more picture books into their school day by using read alouds across the curriculum.Each week, I'll share picture book titles to guide you in your teaching.  You'll find practical tips, innovative ideas, and a collection of handpicked picture books perfect for each subject.
Get ready to inspire, educate and empower your students with the captivating world of picture books.  Happy reading!

    44. Classroom Management During a Read Aloud

    44. Classroom Management During a Read Aloud

    Today we are going to talk about classroom management during a read aloud. This is the last video in our series on interactive read alouds and you might be thinking, “my class can’t handle that!” We are going to talk about how to actually manage your class so you can do interactive read aloud strategies.🌟 FREEBIECheck out the show notes for Classroom Management During a Read Aloud Join the Colorful Apple Book Club!Check out the TpT Store.Join our FREE Facebook Group all about read...

    • 14 min
    43. Questions to Ask During an Interactive Read Aloud

    43. Questions to Ask During an Interactive Read Aloud

    What questions should you ask during a read aloud? In this video, we are going to chat about how to ask questions during an interactive read aloud lesson. We are going to talk about what questions to ask, when to ask them and how often to ask questions during a read aloud.Read the show notes for Questions to Ask During an Interactive Read Aloud Join the Colorful Apple Book Club!Check out the TpT Store.Join our FREE Facebook Group all about read alouds.Keep your teaching colorful,S...

    • 8 min
    42. How to Choose a Book for an Interactive Read Aloud

    42. How to Choose a Book for an Interactive Read Aloud

    How do you choose a book for an interactive read aloud? In this episode, I’m breaking down how to pick a read aloud book for your classroom. I’m sharing 5 simple, but effective questions to ask to make sure you choose the right book for your interactive read aloud.🌟 CHECKLIST FREEBIECheck out the show notes for How to Choose a Book for an Interactive Read Aloud Join the Colorful Apple Book Club!Check out the TpT Store.Join our FREE Facebook Group all about read alouds.Keep your te...

    • 8 min
    41. Why Read Aloud? Benefits of Using Read Alouds in the Classroom

    41. Why Read Aloud? Benefits of Using Read Alouds in the Classroom

    Why read aloud? Reading aloud to kids has so many benefits! I'm sharing my top 10 reasons for reading aloud to children in the classroom.FREE LESSONLESSONS IN THIS VIDEO:This is a SchoolStrictly No ElephantsThe Invisible BoyThe Day You BeginStand Tall, Molly Lou MelonBOOKS IN THIS VIDEO:This is a SchoolStrictly No ElephantsThe Invisible BoyThe Pigeon Goes to SchoolCreepy CarrotsI’m New HereThe Day You BeginI am Every Good ThingRuby Finds a WorryStand Tall, Molly Lou MelonOver &amp...

    • 15 min
    40. Read Aloud Books about Maps

    40. Read Aloud Books about Maps

    Calling all explorers! Take your students on a captivating journey around the world with the magic of map books! ️This video showcases a treasure trove of engaging children's books that make learning about maps FUN and effective.🌟 MAPPING PENNY"S WORLD LESSON📚 MAP CHILDREN'S BOOKS:- Mapping Penny’s World- Me on the Map- Where Do I Live?- Follow that Map!- What a Map Can Do- Mapping Sam- From Here to ThereGet the show notes for Read Aloud Books about Maps. Join the Colorful Apple Book Club!Che...

    • 12 min
    39. New Picture Books May 2024

    39. New Picture Books May 2024

    Check out these new picture books released in May 2024! Each of these books make a great read aloud for the classroom. It's hard to choose which May 2024 picture book to read first!🌟 FREE BOOK LIST📚 MAY PICTURE BOOKS:Sister FriendThis TableBehind My DoorsThe Curious WhyGood Night, Good BeachJoyful Song Let’s GoThe Perfect PlaceTouch the SkyWe Need EveryoneYour House is Not Just a HouseThe Color of LoveDear You, Dream Big!If You Spot a ShellThe Rainbow ParadeLeo and the Pink M...

    • 17 min

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