Archived: Reading Aloud articles

Many of our articles dated 2000 and earlier can now be found in this archive.

By: ERIC Clearinghouse on Rural Education and Small Schools. (1999)
Reading aloud to children in any language prepares them to learn to read English. Learn about the benefits in this article.

By: Beverley B. Swanson (1998)
When reading is an enjoyable part of everyday life, children will develop positive attitudes about reading. These tips for parents demonstrate how to make reading a part of life for preschool and school-aged children.

By: Texas Education Agency (1996)
Preschoolers who are getting ready to read expand their knowledge of the building blocks of oral and written language, and their use and appreciation of language. Learn activities parents can use at home to support children's growth in each of these areas.

By: Texas Education Agency (1996)
Children who identify quickly and correctly most of the words in the books that they are reading usually comprehend what they are reading.

By: Texas Education Agency (1996)
School-aged children build skills in a variety of areas to become successful readers. Learn activities parents can use at home to expand their knowledge of letter/sound relationships and skills in decoding, writing, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension of a variety of texts.

By: Bernice Cullinan, Brod Bagert (1996)
With this overview, learn why reading aloud to children from an early age is so important, and how to make it a motivating and meaningful experience.

By: Bernice Cullinan, Brod Bagert (1996)
The following is intended to help you become a parent who is great at reading with your child. You'll find ideas and activities to enrich this precious time together.

By: Kathryn Perkinson (1993)
Children who read for pleasure become lifelong readers. This advice for parents describes how to instill in children a love for books.

"Books to the ceiling, Books to the sky, My pile of books is a mile high. How I love them! How I need them! I’ll have a long beard by the time I read them." —

Arnold Lobel