Language, Literacy, Imagination, and Reading-Aloud — A Teacher’s Reflections

I found a great blog post that talks about the importance of reading aloud to children, whether it is in a classroom environment or at home. I liked the use of chapter books for younger children as it allows their imagination to grow with the text.

The link to the complete blog post is below.

 

People often ask why I chapter read. After all, many of the children in my classroom are are three-years-old. When we chapter read, the children don’t have an image from a picture book. They have to make the pictures in their head. That requires language development. The more they hear, the more they learn. Even […]

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