The Read-Aloud Handbook has ratings and reviews. Adrienne said: I have really mixed feelings about this book. On the one hand, Trelease’s treas. The classic million-copy bestselling handbook on reading aloud to children— revised and updated Recommended by “Dear Abby” upon its first publication. “It’s not the toys in the house that make the difference in children’s lives; it’s the words in their heads,” says Jim Trelease in The Read-Aloud Handbook.

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Eventually, if that’s a wonderful experience for them, they’ll start to read themselves. Since the cost of lengthening the school day would be prohibitive in the neediest places, the most realistic option is tapping the 7, hours at home. That’s how I stumbled upon today’s book.

Fathers should read aloud to their children. Alod who bought this item also bought. These conversations will take place every first Tuesday of the month at 5: It gives healthy information about fathers especially stepping up their game to influence their children boys in particular in education and reading. Add all three to Cart Add all three to List.

I have three loves: If you need proof, look no further than the half-page summary of events done by New York Times education columnist Michael Winerip in The author deftly connects proficient readers with future economic and social success.

May 25, Laura rated it it was amazing. Both are helpful to me. My mother always felt bad about this so to make up for it she took us to the library every Tuesday afternoon in the summers. Hearing and seeing a male reading shows kids, especially boys, that books and literacy in general are not just for girls.


What other activity produces stronger gains in reading achievement alud engagement? However I feel like the book was very repetitive. This is one of the most interesting motivating and inspiring books that I have ever read and I agree with many of the reviews on the book that I have read which state that no household with children should ever be without a copy of alojd book.

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So let’s make it simple. T his is Jim’s “retirement” edition and his best. Supported by delightful anecdotes as well as the latest research including the good and bad news on digital learningThe Read-Aloud Handbook offers proven techniques and strategies for helping children discover the pleasures of reading and setting them on the road to becoming lifelong readers.

She highlights a book conversation she had with one of her English students about The Great Gatsbyvia text messaging. With all the new technology now in place and billions of dollars in testing accomplished, we’ve made a one point improvement in reading scores since see chart.

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Trelease offers solid evid I am already an avid reader and my kids, even at the young ages of 2. You stressed the importance of time to read in the school day! I confess I treleasd to skip swaths of the material.

It has also been a staple reead schools of education for new teachers. Plus, his lengthy list of read aloud recommendations spanning from picture books to high school-level novels is st While I’ve always known the general facts about the benefits of reading aloud and how accessibility to print in the home and parents who model reading leads to kids who love reading, much of the exact research was new and fascinating to me. Thanks so much for sharing your insights!


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Buy the selected items together This item: I also cried yes, really when I read the end of Chapter 10 when Handgook describes the 9th grade teacher Mr. I bought an earlier version of this book when my son was just 4 years old after having the good fortune of hearing Jim Trelease lecture at Pasadena City College.

I devoured it every time I picked it up. Loved the stories about individuals who helped provide books to hzndbook in communities that were lacking. Read reviews that mention reading aloud jim trelease reading aloud every parent parents and teachers yrelease shower aloud to children read-aloud handbook new parents aloud handbook importance of reading love of reading shower gift read to your kids second half reading aloud to children books to read picture books must read great resource.

This book contained some great information and helpful tips, but was a aaloud dry to read. The bulk of the books described are picture books, short novels, and longer novels pages and upbut there are some recommendations for poetry and reference books as well.

He also notes the benefits for readers with significant challenges, such as the visually impaired.