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

Look! book cover

Title:
Look! by Jeff Mack

Skills:
• Background Knowledge
• Print Awareness
• Letter Knowledge
• Narrative Skills

Practices:
• Talking
• Reading
• Writing

Extend the Book with a gorilla handprint!

Betty Goes Bananas Book Cover

Title:
Piggies by Don & Audrey Wood

Skills:
• Vocabulary
• Print Awareness
• Phonological Awareness

Practices:
• Reading
• Singing
• Writing

Extend the Book with piggy finger games!