Predictable & Pattern Books (5110 bytes)Predictable books are ones in which children can anticipate or predict what is coming because of the patterned structure in the book.  They have repeated segments that easily are learned - children will be able to "read along" with you.

There are several lists of these books available online.  Here are just a few:

Predictable Books
Children's Services Monroe County Public Library, Indiana

Predictable Books
Jefferson County Public Library, Colorado

Predictable Story Books
School Collection, Education and Social Science Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign


Read Aloud Books       Mrs. McGowan's First Grade