Keys for the Teacher
Reading to young children from a variety of texts introduces new vocabulary. Since beginning readers comprehend at a higher level than they can decode, reading books to children bridges the gap. While reading to students, we can introduce new words and hook them to content. This hook helps children understand, remember and ultimately use new vocabulary. It won’t be long before developing readers begin to discover words independently. For now, we are their guides into the world of words.
Keys for the Children
Good readers read every day to look for new words.