See more ideas about Read aloud, Reading, Global. From its humble beginnings, the GRA has grown to make a truly global connection with milllions of students… So for now happy reading and happy book birthday to you! It enhanced our read aloud experience and modeled for students how to draw upon a variety of resources and experiences in order to become more knowledgable and responsible citizens. The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane by Kate DiCamillo. This year the grade recommendations have been removed so as to give teachers more flexibility over which book they choose for their students (or which book they choose together). Pernille. This is not MY project, this is OUR project. Global collaboration is necessary to show students that they are part of something bigger than them. How can I not when there are so many incredible books to share out there? It was very sad in parts, yet also sweet in others. Read Aloud. In the first few weeks of the global read aloud, the students from this grade 5 class were frequent visitors to the Grade ¾ SMA’s Blog. it looks like this book would be good for students in Grade 5-7. Change ). I look forward to reading the Fourteenth Goldfish. So there it is; how a book becomes a Global Read Aloud book. GLOBAL READ ALOUD!! One kind publisher, Simon and Schuster, has graciously started sending me books. The contest ends Friday night, the 29th at 9 PM CST. As explained by Pernille Ripp, the organizer of the Global Read Aloud: I would recommend this to be read to students in Grade 8-10. Note: this video will be taken down November 21st. Here are the steps to becoming an official Global Read Aloud choice. Eleven years ago, I started the Global Read Aloud (GRA) on little more than an idea and a hope: that perhaps through a shared read aloud we could create pathways around the world, expanding our knowledge, shrinking our otherization, growing our curiosity, and diminishing hate. And while the answers vary from year to year, there does seem to be a little bit of a pattern by now. To get more information about me, go to my professional blog here under My Story. So how does the process work, when does it start, when does it end? Here are the books for the author study. The Global Read Aloud, which runs from October 6 th - November 14 th celebrates the work of Peter H. Reynolds. There are many things that define who I am as a person. The Global Read Aloud (GRA) is a project that occurs each fall. ( Log Out /  My students hand them to me. Thank you! Pingback: Information for the Global Read Aloud 2014 | Blogging Through the Fourth Dimension. To view, please head over. I leave with you with the last few updates, I am off to read more incredible books, after all 2015 is just around the corner when we kick off October 5th! Reading the reviews though, If you are not done, no worries, (I’m not! That the world needs to be protected and that we need to care for all people. While some younger individual students may enjoy this book, I would be very cautious about reading it aloud. The Fourteenth Goldfish can be 4th and up, One for the Murphy’s can be used with as low as 5th if you have the right type of class. What started with 300 students and one book (The Little Prince), has grown in its 8th year to include more than 2.2 million students in 80 different countries, four books, and an author study. Even though these are recommended for primary-aged students, students of any age would get a lot out of the messages in these books. Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. I can not express how fortunate we are to have our children in our life! I really hope many teachers involve their students in this worthwhile experience. See more ideas about Read aloud, Picture book, Childrens books. In 2014, the Global Read Aloud for the 4th and 5th graders was Jennifer Holm's The Fourteenth Goldfish. The Global Read Aloud is coming this fall (starting October 6 – November 14). It’s hard to express just what your participation means to me. Picking the books is not something I take lightly, nor for granted, it is a privilege and a very hard choice. Such an amazing opportunity that you have started for us all. The Global Read Aloud 2014 may be several months away but here at GRA headquarters, which is really just in my head, the wheels are spinning. The Amazing Global Read Aloud! And yet, every year it has grown. The premise is simple; we pick a book to read aloud to our students during a set 6-week period and during that time we try to make as many global connections as possible. You can show them pictures of kids in other countries but why not have them speak to each other? For the second straight year my class was engrossed in a fantastic novel. Hand in your questions or tweet them to me during it using the hashtag #GRAGoldfish. Students consolidated their learning with a culminating activity that had them re-visiting the text. They are the words that i think will spark connections, spark change, and make people feel something. The Global Read Aloud takes much of the planning away and allows you to focus on really great books and beginning to take that risk to connect with other classes world-wide. A blog documenting my learning, as an educator, a leader in education, a mother, and an amateur photographer. The 2019 Global Read Aloud (GRA) selections were announced this week. I often get asked how a book becomes an official Global Read Aloud choice? To see the video of the event with Jenni Holm, To mail me things because you feel like it, send it. Right here Who is the author study? To contact me, please email me at p@globalreadaloud.com Reflecting upon leadership and connections. ( Log Out /  In the end, the authors whose words that are selected are those that speak not just to me but to thousands of people across the world. But….I have been reading some pretty incredible books lately and have already started thinking about 2015. It’s hard to believe that the 2014 Global Read Aloud is over but today I did the final official event with the incredible Q&A with Jenni Holm. Our kids connecting is what makes it incredible, so thank you for allowing me to be connected to you and your kids. Where do I sign up? This is a book I will not soon forget. The message in this book is a wonderful start to the new school year! This story brought a lump in my throat and tears to my eyes. Yes, I know we just ended the event for 2014 and what a read aloud it was. Simply put; without the incredible books, there would be no Global Read Aloud. This wonderful day is based around the book The Dot. Change ), You are commenting using your Google account. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Download the E-book here (epub) From Oct 8 - Dec 8 ONLY Part A Part B Here is the video from today’s livestream, I apologize for any technical difficulties we ran into. You actually become very connected with this character and long for his happiness in his journey. The books are the heart of the project and are so very important to its success. And then, it’s time to go back with her mom…  This book brought me to tears many times. Thank you also for the age group recommendations! First of all, I am a mother of 3 wonderful children! Often something a student has just read ends up on the contender list, I love this so much. Pernille Ripp is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for sites to earn advertising fees by advertising and linking to amazon.com. Kids all around the world will be reading the same book and connecting with other classrooms! Student Comment. For 30 minutes Lynda will answer as many questions for all of those who have loved reading aloud, As promised, Jenni Holm, filmed herself reading the final chapter of The Fourteenth Goldfish. I enjoyed reading this book about a girl with terminal cancer. This is a sweet story about a fragile china rabbit and his journey in finding love and happiness when he is separated from his young owner who loved him dearly. Please keep emailing me and more importantly, please keep the connections going – this is what makes the project last. Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. Global Read Aloud grew by digital “word of mouth,” fueled by everyone’s enthusiasm and passion to make this a memorable experience, not just another reading … Lastly, I am passionate about helping others, learning about abuse, helping others in abusive relationships, and helping others understand their worth. What makes this even more interesting and engaging for students is the possibility of connecting with others who are also reading these books world-wide. It really is a wonderful, well-organized way to begin making those global connections in a meaningful way! Then the caring can begin. How great is that? The "school" of fish traveled down the hall and onto the ceiling! If you have not already done so, you might want to consider signing up for the Global Read Aloud 2014 here. The Fourteeth Goldfish by Jennifer L. Holm. In this last month my class went travelling. We started with 600 kids the first year, 2010, and this year I closed sign up at 308,000 kids. Students from around the world read a common book and share their thoughts about the book, chapter by chapter, over a 6-week period. Here is the link to view the event – click here  – it will also be recorded for later viewing! I'm everything we do, as teachers and leaders (in any capacity), relat…. It’s a Wrap – Goodbye to Global Read Aloud for 2014 #GRA14 November 18, 2014 November 29, 2014 1 Comment It’s hard to believe that the 2014 Global Read Aloud is over but today I did the final official event with the incredible Q&A with Jenni Holm. And I'm so thrilled and honored that one of the books kids and educators will be reading is THE FOURTEENTH GOLDFISH. Does the “ugly cry” sound familiar to you? That greatly helps me read more incredible books, that sometimes turn into contenders. Aug 15, 2018 - Explore Rebecca Zach's board "global read aloud", followed by 146 people on Pinterest. Wendi Pillars (@wendi322) says: June 12, 2014 at 8:44 pm You’ve done wonders. Great ideas are shared here from many of the amazing educators that are a part of it. Enter your email address to follow this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email. In the second year, more than 8,000 students shared and connected through two books. Author Matt Renwick Posted on September 26, 2014 September 26, 2014 Categories Reading Tags chris grabenstein, global read aloud, kate dicamillo, middle level ed, phillip hoose, reading aloud, tom angleberger 2 Comments on Four Middle Level Books I Read Instead Twitter Lists for the Global Read Aloud I am lucky I get to make it every year. More information about the timeline can be found here.What makes this even more interesting and engaging … Longer stories meant to be read aloud for children. Just bought your book, too, so am looking forward to my summer reading kickoff. Now with millions of connections made between more than 80 countries, the GRA keeps growing. Can’t wait. To join our Facebook Community, go here The project was created in 2010 with a simple goal in mind; one book to connect the world. I would like to chime in with age group recommendations though. Here is the link to view the event:  Click here. Pernille Ripp lists many of the ways you can connect here. I would actually propose that older students/adults would probably make the most profound connections with Peter H. Reynold’s messages. This summer, I read all but one of the books for the Global Read Aloud (one is not yet been published). In celebration of reading books aloud, here is my read aloud of my book Just A Minute This next year will be one of more growth where I hopefully secure sponsors to help me trademark the name and do other essential things to make it even easier and better for everyone to connect and participate, wish me luck. It might be a very difficult book for some children to listen to. Secondly, I am an elementary educator who recently returned to the classroom after 12+ years as an elementary school administrator. Thanks so much for taking the time to read and respond to my post. From the incredible books, the authors that were involved, the connections that happened, and the amazing projects shared, I am quite overwhelmed with it all. So here is your chance to sign up for 2015. Since I have read the books, I thought I would help people out a bit by telling you what they are each about and what grade I would feel they would be most appropriate (however, you will know best once you meet your students). Blogging is one of the ways they share. Maybe it was just because of the personal connections I made with the book, but it is a great story of survival, personal discovery, and love. It is the 10th year for the six-week event that fosters global connections through shared reading, from picture books through young adult. Thank you so much for writing this post, it is definitely helpful. One For the Murphys by Lynda Mullaly Hunt. All my very best and with a huge big thank you. Change ), You are commenting using your Facebook account. And so it was. Please submit them below! The amazing and incredible Peter H. Reynolds is our… Best, This story is full of wonderful vocabulary! Might be a good resource for our teachers and support staff on their wellness journey. It is about a 12-year-old girl who is put into foster care after a horrendous situation with her mother and her step-father. Monday, October 27, 2014. "The GRA is an invitation into a world that we can share together. Posted on October 2, 2014 by fatima001. 11/13/2014 4 Comments For the second straight year my class has participated in the Global Read Aloud Project. Global Read Aloud. You can connect online to classes around the world using whichever tool you are most comfortable: Twitter, Edmodo, Google Hangout, Skype, the Wiki, or blogging. More information about the timeline can be found here. ( Log Out /  So spread the word and then just relax, we have 11 months to go before we start! First of all, the author study this year is Peter H. Reynolds. The Global Read Aloud 2014 may be several months away but here at GRA headquarters, which is really just in my head, the wheels are spinning. Global Read Aloud 2014. Learn more about the Global Read Aloud by watching this video by Pernille Ripp. Through these challenges, she gets closer and closer to the family and connects to them in a way that she never felt possible. To see the blog with the latest news and ideas, go here. To see the video of the event with Lynda Mullaly Hunt. Posted …