9780439087216

Read To Me 2000 Raising Kids Who Love To Read

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  • ISBN13:

    9780439087216

  • ISBN10:

    043908721X

  • Edition: Revised
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2000-08-01
  • Publisher: Cartwheel

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Summary

Full of tips, facts, and reassurances for busy parents and families, the newly revised Read to Me clearly lays out the steps to ensure a love of reading at every age. This accessible and informative guidebook to reading aloud includes important tips on when to start reading to your child, how to use television and computers wisely, and how to make a reader and a writer out of your child. There's even a completely updated list of surefire hit read-aloud books for preschoolers to teens, as well as a brand-new introduction by Dorothy Strickland, noted Rutgers University Professor of Reading and past president of the International Reading Association.

Table of Contents

Introduction 1(4)
Raising Readers
5(16)
How to Use This Book
10(1)
How Children Learn Language
11(4)
What Do We Mean by ``Reading''?
15(1)
Writing Is Connected to Reading
16(1)
Reading Is for All People, All Times, and All Places
17(4)
Why Reading to Your Child Matters
21(16)
Reading Aloud to Your Child
24(6)
Reading Alone
30(7)
Getting Started
37(4)
Ideas for Getting Started
37(4)
Reading on the Run
41(13)
General Activities for Every Day
41(3)
Activities Related to Television
44(3)
Computers
47(3)
Activities for Special Days and Times
50(4)
Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers
54(13)
Life with Infants, Toddlers, and Preschoolers
54(5)
Making a Reader Out of Your Preschooler
59(2)
Making a Writer Out of Your Preschooler
61(2)
Tips for Busy Parents
63(4)
Five and Six Year Olds
67(12)
Life with Five and Six Year Olds
67(3)
Making a Reader Out of Your Five or Six Year Old
70(1)
Making a Writer Out of Your Five or Six Year Old
71(3)
Tips for Busy Parents
74(5)
Seven and Eight Year Olds
79(17)
Life with Seven and Eight Year Olds
79(5)
Making a Reader Out of Your Seven or Eight Year Old
84(4)
Making a Writer Out of Your Seven or Eight Year Old
88(1)
Tips for Making Your Child a Writer
89(2)
Tips for Busy Parents
91(5)
Nine and Ten Year Olds
96(14)
Life with Nine and Ten Year Olds
96(4)
Making a Reader Out of Your Nine or Ten Year Old
100(3)
Making a Writer Out of Your Nine or Ten Year Old
103(2)
Tips for Busy Parents
105(5)
Eleven and Twelve Year Olds
110(14)
Life with Eleven and Twelve Year Olds
110(4)
Making a Reader Out of Your Eleven or Twelve Year Old
114(4)
Making a Writer Out of Your Eleven or Twelve Year Old
118(3)
Tips for Busy Parents
121(3)
A Final Word
124(4)
Surefire Hits Book List 128(18)
Appendix 146

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