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Stimulating Language Through Read-Alouds

1hour 0.1CEUs
$10

Description

Reading a book aloud to children should be a daily activity at home and in all early childhood settings.  Learning how to make read-alouds interactive can help children learn new vocabulary and develop important language skills.

There are a variety of characteristics that make books appropriate for effective read-alouds. If you keep the interests of your audience in mind, their engagement will promote communication. Reading should be FUN and inspire a love for books and communicating for years to come.  

This mobile-friendly class is accessible on any device, including tablets and phones.

 

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Stimulating Language Through Interactive Read-Alouds

Goal: To learn how to use interactive read-alouds to promote language development
and to recognize how to choose appropriate books and supporting activities.  

 

 

 

Table of Contents

  1. Read Aloud Basics
  2. Targeting Specific Skills
  3. Choosing an Appropriate Book
  4. Expansion Activities
  5. Final Thoughts

 

Learning Objectives

After completing this class the student will be able to:

  • Discuss how read-alouds affect language development
  • Explain how to select books to target specific skills
  • Identify other activities to accompany reading materials

 

 

NOTE: This course may reflect state-specific regulations. No information in this course supersedes any state regulations you need to follow. You must consult your state’s regulations when developing policies and procedures. Regulations for all states are accessible on the National Database of Child Care Licensing Regulations. Click on the link provided to view regulations in your state.

 

Speech, Language & Communication
Child Development & Guidance

Learning Outcomes

Be able to:

  • Discuss how read-alouds affect language development
  • Explain how to select books to target specific skills
  • Identify other activities to accompany reading materials
Approved or accepted in:

Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Florida, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Louisiana, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington