The Value of Previewing, Prior Knowledge and Re-reading |

Click here for the inspiration behind this post Before a child begins to read a new book, I often find it worthwhile to spend a few minutes giving a short preview, or introduction. I use this time to provide a framework for learning.

The reader needs to focus his concentration on the text. Consequently, the aim of the book preview is to direct his attention to the words on the page, and not distract him by talking about the pictures:
e.g. “There are two boys in today’s story. Can you find their names on this page?” (I would then observe to see if the child can locate, and then read, both…

Continue reading at:
http://ift.tt/29NEhY1

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s