Teach Early Literacy Skills With Shared Reading!A family sharing a book.

Share a Book Together

As you read a book aloud, encourage your child to participate make it interactive! Shared book reading is one of the most important ways adults can help children get ready to learn to read.

There are many ways to share a book with a child:

Guidelines from: Saroj Ghoting, www.earlylit.net

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This Month's ECRR Featured Titles

From Head to Toe book cover

Title:
From Head to Toe by Eric Carle

Skills:
• Background Knowledge
• Vocabulary

Practices:
• Talking
• Singing
• Playing

Extend the Book with a lifesize drawing!

One Christmas Bear Book Cover

Title:
Pete the Cat: I Love My White Shoes by Eric Litwin

Skills:
• Background Knowledge
• Vocabulary
• Print Awareness
• Phonological Awareness
• Narrative Skills

Practices:
• Talking
• Singing

Extend the Book with a Pete the Cat hat!