Mrs. Araujo’s Read Alouds Episode 1!

Hello everyone,

I hope you are well and have enjoyed the sunshine this weekend.  We just came back from a bike ride to Central Park, keeping our physical distance, of course.  It is a beautiful day and I am loving the cherry blossoms.

One of the things I have been missing most is reading aloud books to students in the library.  Two of the “Big Ideas” in our English Language Arts curriculum are:

  • Language and story can be a source of creativity and joy.
  • Through listening and speaking, we connect with others and share our world.

So…I have created my first read aloud video for you to enjoy at home.  Click here to view my read aloud of The Day the Crayons Quit by Drew Daywalt with pictures by Oliver Jeffers.  Many publishers are relaxing their copyright guidelines during this time and I am grateful to Penguin Random House for providing permission for me to post this video.

I hope this video brings you some joy and helps us connect even though we can’t see other at school.  I will be also posting these videos in the Read Alouds page at the top of the blog.

Mrs. Araujo

6 Replies to “Mrs. Araujo’s Read Alouds Episode 1!”

  1. Hi Ms. Araujo,
    Sara and I really enjoyed your story “The Day the Crayons Quit”. Thanks for reading it out loud. It was totally awesome. We are washing our hands lots!
    Thanks Ms. Skuse and Sara

  2. This is Jase from Div.7. I love your story, and I miss you a lot, hope to see you in school soon. stay healthy.

  3. Thank you for such an entertaining read! Also thank you for reminding all of our friends to wash their hands! Such an important message. I can’t wait for the next book!

  4. Hi Ms.Araujo

    We have the same book:The Day the Crayons Quit!
    We enjoyed reading with you and hope if you can read more book’s!
    Thank you,and stay inside!

    Your pal’s Clayton+Cole

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