Reading to a Child

Welcome to Reading to a Child

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The Purpose of Reading to a Child

Reading is Making Meaning

Schema

Language Patterns and Children's Picture Books: Introduction

Repetitive Pattern

Cumulative Pattern

Interlocking Pattern

Chronological Pattern

Familiar Cultural Pattern

Problem-Solving Pattern

Rhyme-Rhythm Pattern

Main Character Pattern

Language Patterns Conclusion

Discourse Structures Part I

Discourse Structures Part II

Discourse Structures Part III

Levels of Comprehension and Questions

Levels of Language and Models of Reading

Leveled Readers

Guided Reading

CORNELIUS and Predicting

CORNELIUS Comments

THE CARROT SEED Comments

THE LITTLE ENGINE THAT COULD Comments

HAPPINESS IS...and Writing

Reading takes us beyond ourselves.

 

Reading nourishes our souls and treats our minds.

Reading offers companionship amidst our solitude.