10 Reasons to Read Aloud to Students

Student writers:
  1. Hear new words;
  2. Develop sentence sense and an ear for rhythm;
  3. Enjoy and compare diverse writing styles;
  4. Create common connections to ideas (as a class);
  5. Use reading as a springboard to discussion and writing;
  6. Gain new knowledge and understanding;
  7. Hear standard forms of English;
  8. Learn about a variety of writing genres;
  9. Feel things they've never felt before;
  10. Share a wonderful time with you and your favorite read-aloud books!

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