Read Alouds

Providing children with a range of quality read aloud experiences is essential for learning to read.

Making and using class books with young children is a powerful tool for engaging children as audience, readers, authors, and illustrators. There are so many possibilities.

Dialogic Reading is an interactive reading strategy that encourages educators to ask questions and prompt discussions during a read-aloud. 

Teaching a love and care for books demonstrates the wonder and power of spending time with a good book, as well as having them available throughout the classroom.

Not all read alouds are created equal, but it is important for teachers to do the following practices for a quality, Read Aloud experience.