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Children’s Book Week and a Quickie Lesson on Slow Reading Time

Children’s Book Week is this week, May 4-10, 2015! Children’s Book Week is the annual celebration of children’s books and reading. Established in 1919, it is the longest-running national literacy initiative in the country. The program is administered by Every Child a Reader (ECAR) and the Children’s Book Council (CBC) is the anchor sponsor. In… Read More Children’s Book Week and a Quickie Lesson on Slow Reading Time

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It’s all in the Re-telling: Story Re-telling Activity for Young Readers

As many of you know, I am a great believer in reading aloud to children. But there is another skill which leads to their language development that doesn’t get discussed or encouraged as often as I’d like. It’s the skill of having your child re-tell the story back to you. This activity allows them to… Read More It’s all in the Re-telling: Story Re-telling Activity for Young Readers