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Fostering a Love of Reading through Read-Alouds


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Fostering a Love of Reading through Read-Alouds

  1. 1. Fostering a Love of Reading through Read-Alouds<br />Pam Wolford <br />Click Speaker to play audio. <br />Click on the page to advance to next page.<br />Allow time for video to load.<br />
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  3. 3. Tending Roses by Lisa Wingate<br />For 10 minutes, write whatever comes to mind about one of these prompts.<br />When has your life been like a dry river bed or an out-of control raging stream? How did you handle the ups and downs of living life on a day to day basis? Do we need the extremes to mold us?<br />This story is said to have originated in Indian legend. Do you have stories which have been passed down from generation to generation? Why do you think those stories are told and retold? What is the importance of family legend?<br />
  4. 4. What is literacy?<br /> Literacy<br />
  5. 5. Literacy Events Strengthen Learning<br />
  6. 6. Researchers who believe read-alouds are beneficial.<br />Reading aloud to students serves to reassure, entertain, inform, explain, arouse curiosity, and inspire our kids to read. J. Trelease<br />
  7. 7. Critical Components for Implementation<br /><ul><li>Regular time and place.
  8. 8. A variety of literature.
  9. 9. Literature interests the students and their literature communities.
  10. 10. Apprentice: “reading between the lines”
  11. 11. Discussion precedes and follows
  12. 12. Monitor group size
  13. 13. Model fluent reading and speaking
  14. 14. Extension activities</li></li></ul><li> Classroom Reading Ideas<br />
  15. 15. Good Sources for Read-Alouds<br />
  16. 16. Benefits to Read-Alouds For all students<br /><ul><li>Inspiration for reading.
  17. 17. A safe learning environment.
  18. 18. Encourages positive interaction with adults.
  19. 19. Develops language and speech patterns.
  20. 20. Reassurance, entertainment, information gathering, explanation, inspiration, and arousal of curiosity.
  21. 21. Stimulates creativity and imagination.
  22. 22. Exposure to rich language.
  23. 23. Support for current learning.
  24. 24. Clarification and may provide new information.
  25. 25. Learned acceptable behavior</li></li></ul><li>Fostering a Love of Reading Through Read-Alouds<br />
  26. 26. Optional material for this topic.<br />Linda Tells one of her favorite child hood stories. <br />