Chapter Breakdowns for All Global Read Aloud Books #GRA16

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:

Week 1:

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Nana in the City

Week 2:

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The Troublemaker

Week 3:

The Reader written by Amy Hest and illustrated by Lauren Castillo 

Week 4:

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Twenty Yawns written by Jane Smiley and illustrated by Lauren Castillo 

Week 5:

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Yard Sale written by Eve Bunting illustrated by Lauren Castillo

Week 6:

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.




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