7 Books I Like to Read with Students Before We Check Out Books
A few years back I shared a batch of books that I like to read with students before we check out for the first time. You know, books about books that can lead to a conversation about the checkout process in my K-3 elementary school library.
Those book choices have shifted a bit, and I’ve added a couple more to the mix. So here’s the update:
With kindergarten students, I like to read . . .
With first grade students, I like to read . . .
With second grade students, I like to read . . .
With third grade students, I like to read . . .
What are your before check out go-to read alouds? If you have one, share it in the comments?
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About Travis Jonker
Travis Jonker is an elementary school librarian in Michigan. He writes reviews (and the occasional article or two) for School Library Journal and is a member of the 2014 Caldecott committee. You can email Travis at email@example.com, or follow him on Twitter: @100scopenotes.
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