A Guide to Read Aloud Time For Educators & Parents

y 091026-N-0311M-001 Naval Air Station Key West Command Master Chief Dan Messenger reads a book at the Naval Air Station Key West Child Development CenterSpending time reading orally with a child is one of the easiest ways to promote literacy. It also presents the perfect opportunity to build a solid base of knowledge, increase vocabulary, model reading strategies, teach critical thinking skills, demonstrate appropriate rate, fluency and inflection, as well as improve comprehension. In this comprehensive guide to Read Aloud time, educators and parents alike will find resources, story suggestions, theme-related material, lesson plans and activities to support learning both in and out of the classroom. With the information provided here, Read Aloud time will help foster a life-long love of reading and the written word. Select a book and let's get started

Command Master Chief Dan Messenger reads a book at the Naval Air Station at the Key West Child Development Center (Image credit Wikimedia.org)

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