The Power of Books



There are many benefits of reading aloud to your children. Frequent read-aloud habits help build attention skills. Additionally, children’s vocabulary continues to grow when exposed to new vocabulary. While reading, stop and ask your child to retell part of the story or explain what a word means in the context of the story. Increased exposure to books will help your child not only learn about new words, but also increase their understanding of the sequence of events as well as their comprehension and inferencing skills. While reading, ask your child Wh-questions or have them make predictions based on the events of the story using the text to support their ideas This allows the child to engage with the book and develop their expressive and receptive language language skills. Read the article below for more information! 


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