Using Read-Alouds to Teach Vocabulary

Research-Based Strategies and Model Lessons for Using Fiction and Nonfiction Books to Build Children’s Vocabulary and Improve Their Reading, Writing, and Speaking Skills

By Karen J. Kindle

Product Description:

Veteran teacher Karen Kindle offers practical strategies for effectively building children’s vocabulary. She shows teachers how to select robust words from read alouds and infuse them into classroom talk throughout day. She offers engaging word-learning strategies, along with dozens of activities that provide meaningful practice with target words. Multiple exposures and repeated use help students master the words they need—setting them up for reading success. Includes 15 fiction and nonfiction units built around popular books, complete with lessons and infusion activities!

Teaching Tip:

How Do I Start With Infusion?
Creating a rich language environment in your classroom is not difficult, but it is not automatic. Infusion initially requires conscious effort and attention, but you will quickly find that it becomes a habitual way of teaching and talking to your students. Once you begin looking for ways to infuse vocabulary into your daily routines, you will be amazed at the endless opportunities!

Grades K–2

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Steve Jenkins' Hottest, Coldest, Highest, Deepest: Nonfiction Read-Aloud for Teaching Vocabulary 10
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Margaret Mayo's Dig Dig Digging: Nonfiction Read-Aloud for Teaching Vocabulary 6
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Steve Jenkins' Biggest, Strongest, Fastest: Nonfiction Read-Aloud for Teaching Vocabulary 6
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Steve Jenkins & Robin Page's What Do You Do With a Tail Like This?: Nonfiction Read-Aloud for Teaching Vocabulary 7
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Zoe Hall's It's Pumpkin Time: Nonfiction Read-Aloud for Teaching Vocabulary 8
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Gail Gibbons' Dinosaurs: Nonfiction Read-Aloud for Teaching Vocabulary 7
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Joy Cowley's Chameleon, Chameleon: Nonfiction Read-Aloud for Teaching Vocabulary 6
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Deborah Lee Rose's Into the A, B, Sea: Nonfiction Read-Aloud for Teaching Vocabulary 7
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Jim Arnosky's Gobbie It Up! A Fun Song About Eating!: Nonfiction Read-Aloud for Teaching Vocabulary 6
$3.00
Lindsay Barrett George's Inside Mouse, Outside Mouse: Fiction Read-Aloud for Teaching Vocabulary 7
$3.00
Judy Schachner's Skippyjon Jones: Fiction Read-Aloud for Teaching Vocabulary 5
$1.50
Carolyn Buehner's Snowmen at Night: Fiction Read-Aloud for Teaching Vocabulary 6
$3.00
Jeanne Titherington's Pumpkin, Pumpkin: Fiction Read-Aloud for Teaching Vocabulary 6
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Carol Diggory Shields' Saturday Night at the Dinosaur Stomp: Fiction Read-Aloud for Teaching Vocabulary 6
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Eugene Trivizas' The Three Little Wolves and the Big Bad Pig: Fiction Read-Aloud for Teaching Vocabulary 7
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Ann Whitford Paul's Manana, Iguana: Fiction Read-Aloud for Teaching Vocabulary 6
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Jane O'Connor's Fancy Nancy: Fiction Read-Aloud for Teaching Vocabulary 6
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