Family Read Aloud Night: Fun Ideas for Home and School

  Family Read Aloud Night Fun Ideas for Home and School   Monday’s book post had nonfiction books that beginning readers can read and enjoy. A few weeks ago, I posted about fiction books for beginning readers. So here’s an idea: hold a Family Read Aloud Night!   Here are a few ideas to consider:…

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Using Captions to Strengthen Literacy Skills

  One tool for strengthening literacy skills is to turn on the captions when watching TV. Rowan McVey from Captions for Literacy has kindly agreed to do a guest post giving us more information for how to use captions effectively. This post is a repeat of a post ran last fall, with updates.   Using…

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Read Alouds: Supporting Literacy One Book at a Time

  March 5 is World Read Aloud Day, sponsored by LitWorld. Today’s post supports this day and the practice of reading aloud books with kids of ALL ages Read Alouds: Supporting Literacy One Book at a Time Reading lots of books aloud is my number one tip for increasing interest in books and reading. Not just for when children are preschoolers but throughout…

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