Power Up Social Studies With Read Alouds

JoAnn Wood
Social Studies Program Specialist, Ga DOE
Marietta, Georgia

Read alouds can be more than a pleasant diversion in your teaching day. Used with intention and verve, they foster deep inquiry and dynamic learning. Diverse titles and vivid illustrations build visual literacy while sparking empathy and opening your students' minds and hearts. Read alouds: don't teach without them!