1. Relax and speak clearly 2. Project voice with breath support 3. Vary phrasing by paying attention to punctuation and emotion 4. Vary pace according to the action 5. Vary volume for effect 6. Read with feeling 7. Sit so everyone can see 8. Hold the book toward the listener 9. Read book ahead of time so you can look at listener 10. Pause at the end so listener can think about book and enjoy the ending.
Write own book about how something is made or grows or an experience. Fold paper into columns in one write what they say in the other write what you think. Do an Author study. Alphabet book that is factual. A is for …. Select book with visual appeal and recreate it
1. Informer/mediator- Makes comments about how the book relates to the child 2. Co-respondent-Adult shares personal reactions and invites responses from the child 3. Monitor- Recap child’s understanding of the story and provide additional information 4. Director-Introduce, pace, and announce the conclusion