TITLE

The Style of Reading and Reading in Style

AUTHOR(S)
Zeece, Pauline
PUB. DATE
August 2007
SOURCE
Early Childhood Education Journal;Aug2007, Vol. 35 Issue 1, p41
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Adult read aloud book activities, including literature selections, have significant impact on children’s language learning opportunities. The style in which books are orally shared with children is also important. Detailed examination of adult-child book reading conversations has demonstrated a variety of teaching and learning approaches in the empirical and popular literature. Three of these approaches are included in this article: didactic-interactional, co-construction, and performance-oriented styles (Dickinson & Smith, 2004). Ten children’s books are reviewed and recommended.
ACCESSION #
25779610

 

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