It is time to figure out what we are reading when. As always, do not worry about falling behind, I do almost every year, but if you do get ahead, please do not spoil it for others. If you are in an all year school or you have vacation during the 6 weeks, it helps when you post for connections since I know there are many of you out there.
This year we run October 3rd – November 11th.
For the picture book study of Lauren Castillo:
The Reader written by Amy Hest and illustrated by Lauren Castillo
Twenty Yawns written by Jane Smiley and illustrated by Lauren Castillo
Yard Sale written by Eve Bunting illustrated by Lauren Castillo
Your choice! You decide which on of Lauren’s books you would like to end with.
For Roald Dahl’s The BFG:
Week 1: The Witching Hour through The Cave
Week 2: The BFG through Snozzcumbers
Week 3: The Bloodbottler through Dream-Catching
Week 4: A Trogglehumper for the Fleshlumpeater through Mixing the Dream
Week 5: Journey to London through The Royal Breakfast
Week 6: The Plan through The Author
For Pax by Sara Pennypacker
Week 1: 1 – 5
Week 2: 6 – 10
Week 3: 11 – 16
Week 4: 17 – 23
Week 5: 24 – 27
Week 6: 28 – end
For Orbiting Jupiter by Gary D. Schmidt
Week 1: One – page 45 stop at “That night…”
Week 2: Page 45 “That night…” – Three
Week 3: Four – 100 to “Joseph and Brian Boss…”
Week 4: Page 100 “Joseph and Brian Boss…” – Six
Week 5: Seven
Week 6: Eight – End
For All American Boys by Brendan Kiely and Jason Reynolds
Week 1: Friday (p. 5) – p. 40
Week 2: Saturday (p. 43) – 82
Week 3: Sunday (p. 85) – Monday Quinn (p. 140)
Week 4: Monday Rashad (p. 141) – Tuesday (p.203)
Week 5: Wednesday (p. 208) – (p. 267)
Week 6: Thursday Rashad (p. 259) – End
Use this schedule as best as you can, again, do not worry if you get behind, it happens.
17 thoughts on “Chapter Breakdowns for All Global Read Aloud Books #GRA16”
Which book would be best for a heterogenous group of fifth and sixth graders??
Maybe I’m missing it, but what is the official start date?
Oct 3rd – November 11th
Do you think BFG or PAX is better for 4th graders?
I have seen people do both, I would read both and then choose
1916 – 2016
Was thinking of doing BFG since Sept 13 is Roald Dahl day!! Celebrating 100~
Jacquie- 4th grade teacher
Does the Skyping have to be done the week of November 11? Or can it be scheduled earlier?
It can be anytime you would like it to be
Where do I find the activities and questions to go with the texts?
There are not official questions or activities, ideas can be seen here https://docs.google.com/document/d/1TxTfQUnyht9cFEMelJt5mczUYUcGcxAVrfDSgsc2r2s/edit or in the communities (edmodo, Facebook, Twitter etc)
Where do I find a classroom to Skype with? We are studying Germany this year, would my class be able to Skype with a classroom from that country?
It might be helpful to read this post https://theglobalreadaloud.com/2016/06/08/if-you-are-new-to-the-global-read-aloud-gra16/