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Sarah Mulhern 2009

Making time for Read Alouds in


the Middle School Classroom

My Reading Workshop
55 minute periods

Read Aloud Minilesson Sharing


8-15 minutes 25-30 minutes 5-10 minutes
-Have gone as long as 20 minutes -students use independent reading books -Try to do booktalks a few times each week
-Use this time for modeling/think alouds and our read aloud to practice skills

1. Establish a regular routine. 3. Choose books you enjoy


2. Make connections to your read-aloud 4. Choose books that connect to various parts
throughout the day and the course of the year. of the curriculum.