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Why read aloud?. By Mariana De Luca mariana.deluca@cms.k12.nc.us. Vocabulary Development. Total words ( in millions) heard by a child by age 4. Why reading?. Poverty and Illiteracy . 70% to 82% of prison inmates are school dropouts. 60% of inmates are illiterate to semiliterate.

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why read aloud

Why read aloud?

By Mariana De Luca

mariana.deluca@cms.k12.nc.us

vocabulary development
Vocabulary Development

Total words (in millions) heard by a child by age 4.

poverty and illiteracy

Why reading?

Poverty and Illiteracy
  • 70% to 82% of prison inmates are school dropouts.
  • 60% of inmates are illiterate to semiliterate.
  • 63 % of inmates are repeat offenders.

(National Institute for Literacy. Fiske, 1989. Hodgkinson, 1989, as cited in Trelease, 2006)

reading is at the heart of education

Why reading?

Reading is at the Heart of Education
  • The more you read, the more you know.
  • The more you know, the smarter you grow.
  • The smarter you are, the longer you stay in school.
  • The longer you stay in school, the more diplomas you earn and the longer you are employed—thus the more money you earn in a lifetime.
  • The more diplomas you earn, the higher your children’s grades will be in school.
  • The more diplomas you earn, the longer you live.
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Why reading?

Why Read Aloud?
  • To entertain
  • To bond
  • To inform or explain
  • To arouse curiosity
  • To inspire
  • To associate reading with

pleasure

  • To create background

knowledge

  • To build vocabulary
  • To provide a reading model

(Trealese, 2006, p.4)

solutions
Solutions

“Men are cast iron,

but children are wax.”

Horace Mann

reading environment

Solutions

Reading Environment
  • The child is read to on a regular

basis.

  • A wide variety of printed material is available in the home.
  • Paper and pencil are readily available for the child.
  • The child’s interest in reading is stimulated by answering questions, praising the child’s effort to read or write
  • Frequent visits to the library
  • Writing and displaying stories that the child dictates.
enhance learning

Solutions

Enhance learning
  • Reading over and over (immersion)
  • Providing role models. Superheroes –Mom, Dad, sister
  • Providing a meaningful context
expand your child s attention span

Solutions

Expand your Child’s Attention Span
  • One-on-one time between adult and child
  • Listen to their comments, questions or answers attentively.
  • Teach unfamiliar concepts before reading
  • Turn off the TV and avoid distractions
  • Select books appropriate for their age and interest.
why reading
Why reading?

“Reading is the ultimate weapon,destroying ignorance, poverty,and despair.”

Jim Trealease

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“ What we learn in chilhood is carved in stone. What we learn as adults is carved in ice.”

-David Kherdian

references
References
  • Bauer, C. (1992). Read for the Fun of it. H.W. Wilson
  • Trelease, J.(2006). The Read Aloud Handbook. Penguin Books.