Wednesday, March 11, 2015

LINK: 'The Importance of Reading Aloud to Big Kids' by Melissa Taylor

Here is a great article to share with parents, perhaps during parent conferences.....

It exposes the key reasons to continue to read aloud with children, such as:
-experiencing the joy of a story
-builds awareness and empathy
-modeling fluent reading
-expanding their vocabulary
-exposure to new authors, texts and genres 
-improves overall reading success
....which all leads to them more likely to keep reading on their own!
Read the entire article here:


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