The Read-Aloud Handbook has ratings and reviews. Adrienne said: I have really mixed feelings about this book. On the one hand, Trelease’s treas. The classic million-copy bestselling handbook on reading aloud to children— revised and updated Recommended by “Dear Abby” upon its first publication. “It’s not the toys in the house that make the difference in children’s lives; it’s the words in their heads,” says Jim Trelease in The Read-Aloud Handbook.

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If that is the case, then something must be working and this book will examine what really works. Ah, the Great Brain series. How lucky were we? Give them love, food, shelter then get the heck out of their way–they will be who they are going to be in spite of you. I have loved using this book as a reference at home and in the classroom. I plan to moderate the conversation with questions from the two chapters we read before the meeting. Set up a giveaway. There’s a problem loading this menu right now.

Download our Spring Fiction Sampler Now. These books are marked with the grade level suggested for the listeners and a brief description. I love that you are so keen about this book as a Dad and a male principal I really take the role modelling point as a big one 5.

That you stressed the importance here about having books in our homes He also notes the benefits for readers with significant challenges, such as the visually impaired. Jim Trelease’s writing style is very accessible not overly academic and he has lots of great practical tips, some of which were new to me. Supported by delightful anecdotes as well as the latest research, The Read-Aloud Handbook offers proven techniques and strategies—and the reasoning behind them—for helping children discover the pleasures of reading and zloud them on the road to becoming lifelong readers.

Mallory Hall Yes, this book has a great list of chapter books to read aloud and many are current. This book was updated in It is chock full of anecdotes from principals, teachers, parents, and librarians and how they did their part to guide the children in their lives to become lifelong learners and readers.


The Read-Aloud Handbook by Jim Trelease

One of my teenagers said her favorite present of all time was the latest Paddington book that Michael Bond published because it reminded her of he year we read through them all. In the three weeks or so that I have been reading this book, I started reading more to my kids. It has also been a staple in schools of education for new teachers. Anyway, thanks for a great handbok.

Buy the selected items together This item: The Ultimate Read-Aloud Resource: Are the dinner guests who arrive an hour early better guests than those who arrive on time? Every child, kindergartner or otherwise, is a little “sponge,” soaking up the behavior of the people around them.

The knowledge, research and case studies that ahndbook author, Jim Trelease, shares are incredibly thorough. I followed his recommendations at its one of the best parenting “tips” I have applied. Now I understand what a gift my mother gave to me by taking me to the library and making us rise early giving me hours of undisturbed time to fall in love with books! WHEN a school superintendent had enough of the absurdities in state testing, he wrote and distributed a parody that trlease leave you thinking and smiling: I continued much of this in 3rd grade, but of course added different things to my guided teaching.

Supported by delightful anecdotes as well as the latest research including the good and bad news treleasd digital learningThe Read-Aloud Handbook offers proven techniques and strategies for helping children discover the pleasures of reading and setting them on the road to becoming lifelong readers.

More parents and teachers need to be aware of this necessary resource. I was not a fan of the whole tone of the book, especially the way in handboom Trelease talks down to his readers. Good for you, Matt! If you need proof, look no further than the half-page summary of events done by New York Times education columnist Michael Winerip in To start, we received a local grant to purchase several copies of the Read Aloud Handbook along with many hanbook the titles Jim Trelease recommends.


It replaced worksheets and was embraced by both students and parents. When we treleaee aloud to our children things that are exciting to them, they develop a love of books.

A terrific resource on several levels.

The Read-Aloud Handbook

This is a rarity in schools because of the rigorous standardized testing schedules and something I strongly contest. Published July 25th by Penguin Books first published September 30th Amazon Music Stream millions of songs. Which is just one example of the ridiculous walls teachers run into again and again and I was lucky enough to hear Jim Trelease speak about this difference when my son was in preschool. He has an hhandbook, iPad, and laptop p Feb 26, Tyler rated it it was amazing Recommends it handbolk I immediat This is by far one of my most reas books of all time.

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My teaching partner was fond of these titles back when I taught 5th and 6th grade. I want to commend you on your efforts and I really hope that your community recognizes and appreciates what you are doing.

I think we are all losing our tfelease and making raising kids way harder than it needs to be. I’ve been giving this book to all first time parents I know for many years.