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Principal Sue McHann
100 School Avenue
Modesto, CA 95351
Hours: 7:30 a.m.-4 p.m.
209.574.8422

Mrs. P. Reads to Me

So..... why do I like reading?  Because I love information and I like to know about different people, places and things that happen. I love stories that will take me far away and tell me about different cultures or interesting events. You can lose yourself in between the covers of a book. And you can learn about yourself, things that are happening to people your own age. There's nothing more fun than talking to an interesting person and how does a person get that way? By experiencing things and reading about them as well.

The reason I love reading to kids? Because I want them to know how the voices sound, how the use of punctuation can make things very different and how the words should sound. I want them to be able to close their eyes and be able to see the events or places described. Reading is very personal and it encourages imagination and creative thought. 

That's why I want to read and I want you to, too!

Mrs. P

THIS WEEK’S READ ALOUDS:

"Because," a picture book.    Grades 1-2    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Uw-W8ryOF8M 

"I'm Gonna Like Me," picture book    Grades 1-2    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HzZ1sw0MIKc 

"The Biggest Pumpkin EVER," picture book  Grades 1-3    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wU6lMUdqxTA 

"Junie B Jones: Cheater Pants," Chapters 3-4    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pTfy4a5kamw​ 

"Junie B Jones: Cheater Pants," Chapters 5-6    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIrTgfRoVSs&t=7s 

"Junie B Jones: Cheater Pants, the conclusion.   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lIc5ObC4hq4​ 

"Finding Langston," Chapter 7  Grades 3-6  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=T4IYoAEq1MQ​ 

"Pictures of Hollis Woods," Chapter 9    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3MK5rCAxVss 

"Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger," Chapter 14   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJDiw05IenQ 

 

"Hatchet," Chapter 15   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ox0QZvN-4v8 

PREVIOUS READ ALOUDS:

Library Skills: Exploring Careers: Aviation, Computer Science and Environmental Conservation   Grades 4-6 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pnD7BI87brE 

"Library Skills: Career Ideas," overview of four books that offer "plans" to get the career of your choice if you start planning now.   Grades 4- 6   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpFHNlIVtxY 

First and Second Grades

"Green is a Chile Pepper," a book about colors; Spanish and English words.   Grades 1-2 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vmDlhagZqB4 

"After the Fall," what really happened to Humpty Dumpty?  Grades 1-2   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zphDlto7cuQ 

Second through Fourth Grades

"Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger," Chapter 12,13   Grades 2-4   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jQNrpBTSJ94 

"Junie B Jones, Cheater Pants," Chapter 1-2    Grades 2-4    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Yfv5xaBVh7I​ 

Fourth through Sixth Grades

"Go for the Moon," second half of the book about a boy who follows the men who go to the moon!  Grades 4-6

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qfGdYmM4TLM    

"Pictures of Hollis Woods," Chapter 7      Grades 4-6  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XSMpIiu_dNQ 

"Hatchet," Chapter 14, Grades 4-6   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3OuVewU3P-A 

LIBRARY SKILLS:  "Creative Discoveries: People At Work,"  Grades 3-6    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uUj2I7zedLU 

"Pinkerton, BEHAVE!!,"   Grades 1-3   https://www.loom.com/share/e00ea8eb94b640f99b9d904391507fc5 

"Why Mosquitoes Buzz in People's Ears, An African tall tale,"   Grades 1-3  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=olz7u0prKgw 

"Junie B Jones Loves Handsome Warren, Conclusion"  Grades 2-4   https://studio.youtube.com/video/uSGPC7siWg8/edit/basic 

"Wayside School Gets A Little Stranger," Chapter 9    Grades 2-4 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qnoW9BRUBZM&t=4s 

"Wayside School Gets A Little Stranger," Chapter 10-11, Grades 2-4  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6FLHZxscr8g 

"Finding Langston,"  Chapters 5-6   Grades 4-6     https://studio.youtube.com/video/6qb9yQ3ImyI/edit/basic 

"Hatchet,"  Chapter 13   Grades 4-6    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rTNhGgH-yFI 

"Pictures of Hollis Woods,"  Chapter 7  Grades 4-6   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0HcHnC9HAX4 

"If You Give A Pig A Party,"   Grades 1-2        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpGnYMrBdTo 

"One Is A Pinata, A Counting Book,"  Grades 1-2    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YOIc2-RGUc 

"Junie B. Jones Loves Handsome Warren," Chapter 2; Grades 3-4  https://studio.youtube.com/video/kCBrJT0pgIg/edit/basic 

"Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger,"  Chapters 7, 8,  Grades 3-6    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwHoizvTlYM 

"Pictures of Hollis Woods," Chapter 6   Grades 4-6  https://studio.youtube.com/video/Jq4uw5L0sNA/edit/basic 

"Efren Divided," pages 23-34, Grades 4-6     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2DE6V6e9NI

Library Skills - "What Would She Do?,"Stories of 25 Trailblazing Women; Grades 4-6   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOCPpG7cAbQ 

"If You Give A Pig A Party,"   Grades 1-2        https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YpGnYMrBdTo 

"One Is A Pinata, A Counting Book,"  Grades 1-2    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3YOIc2-RGUc 

"Junie B. Jones Loves Handsome Warren," Chapter 2; Grades 3-4  https://studio.youtube.com/video/kCBrJT0pgIg/edit/basic 

"Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger,"  Chapters 7, 8,  Grades 3-6    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HwHoizvTlYM 

"Pictures of Hollis Woods," Chapter 6   Grades 4-6  https://studio.youtube.com/video/Jq4uw5L0sNA/edit/basic 

"Efren Divided," pages 23-34, Grades 4-6     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h2DE6V6e9NI 

Library Skills - "What Would She Do?,"Stories of 25 Trailblazing Women; Grades 4-6   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OOCPpG7cAbQ 

"Pete's Big Lunch,"  Grades 1-2     https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6NcgP7VqOQA&t=3s 

"Alma and How She Got Her Name,"  Grades 1-2   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZIWLTvOR-FQ 

"Junie B Jones Loves Handsome Warren," Chapter 1, Grades 2-3   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RysXFeMWeB8&t=445s 

"Go For The Moon," Grades 4-6    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ek8cl6dEVsk&t=114s 

"Finding Langston,"  Chapter 3, Grades 4-6   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycs0oETxbdY 

"Wayside School Gets A Little Stranger," Chapters 5-6, Grades 3-4    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61FQXwCGf1Y 

"Pictures of Hollis Woods,"  Chapter 5, Grades 4-6    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=61FQXwCGf1Y 

Library Skills #5 - Reference Books Grades 3-6   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pL1QMh7LzCY 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VBF--s2HEww "Carmela Full of Wishes,"  Grades 1-2    

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BxBjFIx3lJ0 "A Bike Like Sergio's,"  Grades 2-3   

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_Wz7CnPmuI "Junie B. Jones - Boss of Lunch," (the conclusion), Grades 2-4  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dYUMs1bxxZo  "Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger," Chapters 1, 2, Grades 3-4     

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6T6tUCztLRo "Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger,"  Chapters 3-4, Grades 3-4 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSN-lFGkfpg "Efren Divided," Pages 15-23, Grades 3-6  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mDhRO59GbMg "Finding Langston,"  Chapter 2, Grades 4-6    

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D_SFTMphheY "Hatchett," Chapter 10, Grades 4-6    

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dHSAIO5V8yc  "Pictures of Hollis Woods," Picture 4, Grades 5-6   

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_QP9oLkqn08 Library Skills #4 - Biographies, Grades 5-6     

https://studio.youtube.com/video/weSc6jYoK-g/edit/basic ”See Pip Flap", Grade 1    

https://studio.youtube.com/video/Zim-adpb_G4/edit/basic "Pedro's Big Goals", Grades 1-2    

https://studio.youtube.com/video/5p291KbR7KY/edit/basic "Finding Langston,"  Chapter 1, Grades 4-6      

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zX04xPedeMY "Junie B Jones, Boss of Lunch," Chapters 7, 8, Grades 2-3    

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZU24sTwcClg "Wayside School Gets A Little Stranger,"  Chapters 20, 21, Grades 2-4      

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ksRVyyFhLlo "Pictures of Hollis Woods," Chapter 3, Grades 5-6  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=h54i0vq9UZA "Hatchet," Chapter 9, Grades 4-6    

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ajjKVpuNGzs  "Efren Divided," Pgs 1-14, Grades 5-6     

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zktUw42ew3A&t=3s  Library Skills #3

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-Ytk1OEA5M&t=57s  “Dirty Joe The Pirate, A True Story”, Grades 2-3

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TF9ay6BHOvc&t=20s  “Hollis Woods” – Chapter 1 continued, Grades 4-6

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zD8DJq4zyv4  “Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger” – Chapter 19. Grades 4-6

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_zclZ--AUoQ&t=62s  “Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger” – Chapter 18, Grades 4-6

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zD8DJq4zyv4  “Wayside School Gets a Little Stranger” – Chapter 17, Grades 4-6     -     

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQeuKlGiaec  Library Skills - "SHARKS"  Grades 3-6  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kOrdr-hf2rA  "I Walk With Vanessa"  Grades 1-2     

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j7FpRVgVa78  "Let Me Finish"  Grades 1-3    

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BRhHiE7ATPc  "Junie B Jones, Boss of Lunch" Chapters 5, 6    Grades 2-4  

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GYP58bCMnwk  "Pictures of Hollis Woods," Chapter 2, Grades 4, 5, 6   

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZpoljiYRA6w&t=7s – “The Pigeon Has to go to School”, Grades K-2

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=POdBm3AI7aU&t=105s – “A Big Mooncake”, Grades 1-3

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=COgJtccsdQY – “Junie B. Jones is The Boss of Lunch”, Grades 2-5 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IRvpRJRmqz0 – “Wayside School Gets A Little Stranger”, Chapter 15, Grades 3-5

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UzP3da2pkeA&t=64s – “Mario and The Hole In The Sky”, Chapter 3-6

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qqdYs8RP3Lc&t=57s – “The Girl Who Drew Butterflies”, Grades 4-6

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=S_mQ1Ygt-VI&t=40s – “Pictures of Rachel Hollis”, Grades 5-6

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=p-Ytk1OEA5M&feature=youtu.be – “Dirty Joe and the Pirate”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oHz6AgNrdA4&feature=youtu.be – “A Bear Called Paddington”, Chapter 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9_XJmUs9aQ&feature=youtu.be – “Olivia and the Fairy Princess”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uXJBMZNzSBc&feature=youtu.be – "Horus's Horrible Day", First Graders From Mars, Episode 1

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z8gqaHC0CD0&feature=youtu.be – “The Hundred Dresses”, Chapters 1, 2 and part of 3

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Reading aloud to a child is the foundation for literacy development. It provides children with a demonstration of phrased, fluent reading. It develops the listener's interest in books and desire to be a reader. Listening to others read develops key understanding and skills. Children can listen on a higher language level than they can read, so reading aloud makes complex ideas more accessible and exposes children to vocabulary and language patterns that are not part of everyday speech. To learn more about the benefits of reading aloud to children visit, https://www.readingrockets.org/article/reading-aloud-build-comprehension.