‘Reading aloud with children is known to be the single most important activity for building the knowledge and skills they will eventually require for learning to read.’ Marilyn Jager AdamsReading aloud to a class of any age can be a wonderful experience and is absolutely essential in helping to create a class reading community. To find out more about the numerous benefits, have a read of this great blog post by Nikki Gamble.
However, choosing the ‘correct’ book is never easy. It needs to tick several boxes: it has to capture their imagination in the first few pages, it should provide…
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