Back to School Read-alouds


What should I read with my students during the first few days of school? If my library media specialist is overworked or no longer available, where can I find out about great books to use as read-alouds, as mentor texts, or to purchase for my classroom library?

Teachers need to get started right away building classroom community during those all-important first six weeks of school. Back-to-school books are generally realistic fiction and will give you lots of opportunities to have some discussions about and make connections to your own classroom. Here are some read-aloud suggestions for getting your year off to a great start.




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