Listening & Learning Strand.

(Core Knowledge Foundation) The study that is described in the Washington Post piece by Pondiscio addresses how read-alouds expose student to rich, content-specific vocabulary.  The allows them to ” experience written language without the burden of decoding, granting them access to content they might not be able to read and understand by themselves.”  This overview also includes suggestions for instructors using read-aloud as an instructional strategy, activities for students to extend their learning, and an assessment chart. Read Study

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