I loved your article about this type of variation of a read-aloud in your classroom; it seems to be very engaging and successful for your students! Typically, a read-aloud has many benefits, but your discussions within for your book group members add to it and allow for your students to gain even more. This, in turn, will greatly improve their understanding of the text, as well as important literacy skills. It is also a great scaffolding activity as your mentioned. Since you are a literacy coach, my question for you is how could this specific read-aloud be tailored to secondary grade levels? Would the format be the same in terms of group members discussing at different points? Would there be any additional guidelines in order for ELA students to think more critically and improve on their literacy skills and strategies? Thank you for the great idea!
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