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Teacher Read-Aloud That Models Reading for Deep Understanding

Demonstrate the power of stories
Some strategies and grade specific lesson plans to bump up read-alouds to think-alouds.

"Teacher read-alouds demonstrate the power of stories. By showing students the ways that involvement with text engages us, we give them energy for learning how reading works. By showing them how to search for meaning, we introduce strategies of understanding we can reinforce in shared, guided, and independent reading."