The Read-Aloud Handbook
The Carle Honor
The classic handbook on reading aloud to children - revised and updated
For more than two decades, millions of parents and educators have turned to Jim Trelease’s beloved classic to help countless children become avid readers through awakening their imaginations and improving their language skills. Now this new edition of The Read-Aloud Handbook imparts the benefits, rewards, and importance of reading aloud to children of a new generation. Supported by delightful anecdotes as well as the latest research, The Read- Aloud Handbook offers proven techniques and strategies—and the reasoning behind them— for helping children discover the pleasures of reading and setting them on the road to becoming lifelong readers.
1. Why Read Aloud?
2. When to Begin (and End?) Read-Aloud
3. The Stages of Read-Aloud
4. The Do's and Dont's of Read-Aloud
5. Sustained Silent-Reading: Reading Aloud's Natural Partner
6. In Their Own Words< br> 7. The Print Climate in the Home, School, and Library
8. Lessons from Oprah, Harry, and the Internet
9. TV, Audio, and Technology: Hurting or Helping Literacy?
Treasury of Read-Alouds How to Use the Treasury
Fairy and Folk Tales
Subject Index for the Text
Author-Illustrator Index for the Treasury
This book is about more than reading aloud. It’s about time that parents, teachers, and children spend together in a loving, sharing way. (The Washington Post)
The Read-Aloud Handbook promises to give parents, teachers, and all others who care about children, reading, and the pursuit of happiness new inspiration. (The Denver Post)
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