Allow Older Children to Read Aloud to Younger Children. by Judy Cox. How does repetition works in read-alouds and how does it help children learn to read? In my read aloud lesson plans for February I use fun, interactive activities for the students to polish their literacy skills. , Then Snail hurries off to tell Skunk, who must tell Turtle, who must tell Woodchuck, who must tell Ladybug. Make reading the focus of this simple, special event. Find us on social media!

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