Literacy event to promote families reading together at
home. We want to spotlight the impact that reading out loud to one another in the home has on student development and achievement. Encouraging families to practice this at home!
Benefits of Reading Aloud
•Increases attention span- improving concentration by requiring the reader to focus on the material
• Builds vocabulary- exposing the reader to new words and phrases
• Bonding- Reading aloud helps to create strong parent- child bonds and promotes healthy brain development.
• Strengthens Fluency- improving pronunciation and fluency by allowing the reader to hear their voice and make adjustments as needed
• Improve Working Memory- Working memory significantly impacts how we develop literacy skills, and reading aloud has been shown to improve memory.