A year of Chapter Reading

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Here is another wonderful post on reading from the excellent teacher, Jennie!

A Teacher's Reflections

This is the newsletter I sent to parents on chapter reading – the single most important thing that makes a difference in teaching children:

Chapter Reading
June 11, 2019

Chapter reading is one of our treasured moments of the day.  We bring to life the imagination, the world, and the past.  The anticipation of ‘what happens next’ stirs excitement every day.  Children listen and think.  They ask questions.  Ask your child, “At chapter reading where do you make the pictures?”  You will hear your child say, “In your head.”

When we finish a good book and then start a new one, emotions run high and low.  The end of a good book is so satisfying and pleasant, yet…it is over.  That is the wonderful roller coaster of reading.  And, with each chapter book we read, we ride that roller coaster again and again.

We are nearly through reading Little House…

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