Category Archives: read aloud resources

The Little Woman Wanted Noise by Val Teal

Publisher: The New York Review Children’s Collection Publication Date: Re-Release September 24, 2013 Recommended Grades: Pre-K-2 The big city brings about plenty of noise and the little woman loves it!  However, when she is left a farm in the country … Continue reading

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Creating Bookworms: The Read Aloud

As a new school year begins for most students, I believe it’s a good time to renew our commitment to our children.  This includes ways to include daily literacy activities for our youngest children.  This month on Literacy Toolbox, I … Continue reading

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Making Predictions with Bear is Scared by Karma Wilson

Today’s guest post is by Amy Mascott of teachmama.  On her blog, Amy shares how she tries to sneak in some sort of learning for her own children in the every day.  Nothing super-fancy, expensive, or complicated–just learning through meaningful time … Continue reading

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Parent Reading Resources: How to Get Your Child to Love Reading by Esme Raji Codell

This month I plan to post resources to help parents as they try to raise a reader.  Perhaps through the resources I share, you’ll find something to help you engage your child in reading over the summer (and beyond!). Written … Continue reading

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Parent Reading Resources: A Parent’s Guide to Reading with Your Young Child by Dr. Susan B. Neuman and Tanya S. Wright

Parent Reading Resources: A Parent’s Guide to Reading with Your Young Child by Dr. Susan B. Neuman and Tanya S. Wright This month I plan to post resources to help parents as they try to raise a reader.  Perhaps through … Continue reading

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Parent Reading Resources: Picture Books

This month I plan to post resources to help parents as they try to raise a reader.  Perhaps through the resources I share, you’ll find something to help you engage your child in reading over the summer (and beyond!). Over … Continue reading

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Parent Reading Resources: Reading Magic: Why Reading Aloud to Our Children Will Change Their Lives Forever by Mem Fox

This month I plan to post resources to help parents as they try to raise a reader.  Perhaps through the resources I share, you’ll find something to help you engage your child in reading over the summer (and beyond!). Reading … Continue reading

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Parent Resources: The Read-Aloud Handbook by Jim Trelease

This month I plan to post resources to help parents as they try to raise a reader.  Perhaps through the resources I share, you’ll find something to help you engage your child in reading over the summer (and beyond!). Many … Continue reading

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Making Poetry Part of Your Read Aloud Repertoire

April is National Poetry Month, and even though the month is almost over I wanted to write a few posts that touched on poetry.  I think poetry is often an overlooked genre when parents look for a good text for … Continue reading

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Sneaking Strategy Lessons into Your Read Alouds

Do you read aloud to your children every day, but wonder what you can do to sneak in a little extra learning?  Reading aloud is a wonderful opportunity to share a few quality minutes with our children snuggling and enjoying … Continue reading

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