Reading storybooks together
Date posted: November 6, 2015
Shared storybook reading at home is an important factor in young children’s reading development. It enhances language comprehension, vocabulary development and phonological awareness. And it can help adults too.
Looking for reading ideas for families? Here are a few suggestions from the Decoda Library:
Baby read-aloud basics: fun and interactive ways to help your little one discover the world of words
I love when you read. (DVD)
I’m ready! How to prepare your child for reading success
The read-aloud handbook
Reading magic: why reading aloud to our children will change their lives forever
Reading with babies, toddlers, & twos : a guide to laughing, learning & growing together through books
To borrow any or all of these books, email firstname.lastname@example.org .
And, don’t forget Reading Success at Home: tips for parents. This concise guide for parents written by Fiona Clare from Literacy in Kamloops has been recently updated and is available free online.