Read-Aloud Handbook Seventh Edition

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Item #: 029814
ISBN: 9780143121602
Grades: PreK-Adult

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Publisher: Penguin Books

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�Reading is the ultimate weapon destroying ignorance poverty and despair before they can destroy us A nation that doesn�t read much doesn�t know much And a nation that doesn�t know much is more likely to make poor choices in the home the marketplace the jury box and the voting booth And those decisions ultimately affect an entire nation---the literate and the illiterate� Jim TreleaseWhat began as a modest self-publishing adventure for a writer in the late 1970�s has become a �classic� resource for both parents and teachers In his best seller �The Read Aloud Handbook � Jim Trelease answers the age old question: �Why Read Aloud?� Trelease�s handbook is comprised of ten chapters which guide you through the why and how of reading aloud: Why Read Aloud? When to Begin (and End) Read-Aloud; The Stages of Read-Aloud; The Do�s and Don�ts of Read-Aloud; Sustained Silent Reading: Reading Aloud�s Natural Partner; The Print Climate in the Home; School and Library; Digital Learning: Good News and Bad; Television and Audio: Hurting or Helping Literacy? Dad---What�s the Score? A Hyper Kid�s Road to Reading The handbook also includes a �Treasury of Read-Alouds� a beginner�s reference to selecting books The chapters within this section are comprised of: How to Use the Treasury; Wordless Books; Predictable Books; Reference Books; Picture Books; Short Novels; Full-Length Novels; Poetry; Anthologies; Fairy and Folk Tales Notes Bibliography Subject Index for the Text and Author-Illustrator Index for the Treasury complete the handbook �The Read Aloud Handbook� is an excellent non-sectarian resource for �the support of reading aloud and other practices that nurture lifetime readers�
February 23, 2014
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