Reading together on the carpet is the anchor of an early elementary classroom community. How can you continue to connect with students and develop social and emotional learning while your classroom is virtual?
Virtual Read Aloud Tips and Tricks
Virtual Read Aloud Walkthrough
Rollins Facilitator Cheryl Kirksey walks us through a virtual read aloud by Jasmine Williams of Drew Charter School in Atlanta, explaining how she makes the magic (and the science!) of read alouds come alive… even virtually.
Sulwe: Virtual Read Alouds
Watch along as Ms. Williams does three read alouds of Sulwe, one of our favorite books for young readers! Notice how during each story read, she focuses on a different aspect of the characters or story.
Read Aloud Lesson Plans
START guide read aloud lesson plans include everything you need for an engaging and effective read aloud: think alouds, open-ended questions, vocabulary, extension activities, and DLL visual aids for three repeated reads.
Downloadable Teaching Resources for Virtual Read Alouds
More Virtual Teaching Resource Bundles
for Early Elementary Educators
Deliver Assessments Virtually
How to use the National Reading Panel’s Big 5 to inform virtual instruction, identify areas in which your students are proficient and where they may need more help, individualize teaching and monitor student progress.
Community Building In A Virtual Setting
Create a culture of trust, safety and learning – even without walls. Learn how with our demonstration video, tips and resources.
Roadmap to Reading for K-3 Teachers
Chart the course for every student with relevant, helpful reading instruction content for K-3rd teachers.