Interactive Read-Aloud Fourth Grade Kit 1

Interactive Read-Aloud Fourth Grade Kit 1

Mini-lessons for Whole-Group Instruction

Each grade-level kit includes 12 carefully curated trade books, partnered with a corresponding lesson directly linked to the comprehension strategies of the Literacy Footprints lessons. Each book has been selected to reflect engaging illustrations, strong storylines, and a powerful opportunity to teach for deeper meaning. These whole-group lessons provide teachers with the framework to introduce students to the comprehension strategies that will comprise upcoming guided reading lessons.

The Literacy Footprints Interactive Read-Aloud will provide teachers with:

  • Lesson plans to pre-teach comprehension strategies
  • A carefully curated collection of 12 trade books with corresponding lesson plans
  • Prompts and language to encourage students to think about text as they read
  • Lesson plans that motivate students to engage with their reading
  • Formats that align closely with the instructional model of Literacy Footprints

Fourth Grade Kit


Fourth Grade Kit Includes:

  1. Our House Is on Fire: Greta Thunberg’s Call to Save the Planet, by Jeanette Winter
  2. Let the Children March, by Monica Clark-Robinson, illustrated by Frank Morrison
  3. Islandborn, by Junot Díaz, illustrated by Leo Espinosa
  4. Harvesting Hope: The Story of Cesar Chavez, by Kathleen Krull, illustrated by Yuyi Morales
  5. Leaf, by Sandra Dieckmann
  6. White Socks Only, by Evelyn Coleman, illustrated by Tyrone Geter
  7. Shark Lady: The True Story of How Eugenie Clark Became the Ocean’s Most Fearless Scientist, by Jess Keating , illustrated by Marta Álvarez Miguéns
  8. Malala’s Magic Pencil, by Malala Yousafzai, illustrated by Kerascoët
  9. A Bike Like Sergio’s, by Maribeth Boelts, illustrated by Noah Z. Jones
  10. The Princess and the Warrior: A Tale of Two Volcanoes, by Duncan Tonatiuh
  11. Curiosity: The Story of a Mars Rover, by Markus Motum
  12. The Sea Book: Meet the Marvelous Creatures Living in Our Oceans, by Charlotte Milner