Can you imagine a world where everyone can read? On February 24, we’re asked to do just that in honor of World Read Aloud Day by reading aloud to children.
You can participate by reading aloud to your students and asking them to share books at home with their parents and siblings. Reading aloud builds crucial early literacy skills and sets them on the path to educational success.
Need some ideas for great read-alouds? Here is a great selection of titles that have won the E.B. White Read-Aloud Award, given each year by the American Booksellers Association to recognize picture books and books for middle readers.
Extend your reading time with these Read and Do activities based on past E.B. White Read-Aloud Award winners:
The Day the Crayons Quit
by Drew Daywalt
A humorous, brightly colored look at what would happen if your crayons decided they were unhappy...and quit!