Read-Alouds

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How can reading a book to a child be so effective in helping them become better readers? According to Jim Trelease (author of the Read-Aloud Handbook), we read to kids to entertain them, teach them, and to inspire them. Research says that in reading aloud to kids, we:

  • condition the brain to associate reading with pleasure;
  • create background knowledge
  • build vocabulary
  • provide a reading role model

It’s good for kids. It’s fun and good for adults, too! If we want kids to be lifelong readers, we must spark a fire in them and show them that books can open up a whole new world for them!

Check out the 40 Days of Summer Read Alouds by Dr. Vu! CLICK HERE


Book Talk Adventures

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Book talks are a fun way to introduce a new book to kids. Video Book Talk Adventures are an awesome way to introduce a new book and new ideas to kids. In addition to building background knowledge, these videos encourage kids to pick up a book and read! CLICK HERE


OTHER VIDEOS

Check out Good Day Sacramento stories on reading at the Ranch!

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CLICK HERE TO SEE DR. VU TALK ABOUT THE 40 DAYS OF SUMMER READ ALOUDS!

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CLICK HERE TO SEE THE DR. SEUSS READING LOUNGE ON GOOD DAY SACRAMENTO!

Graduation speech

CLICK HERE TO SEE DR. VU’S PROMOTION SPEECH TO HIS FORMER STUDENTS!