Quality of adult book reading affects children's emergent literacy.

@article{Reese1999QualityOA,
  title={Quality of adult book reading affects children's emergent literacy.},
  author={Elaine Reese and Annette Cox},
  journal={Developmental psychology},
  year={1999},
  volume={35 1},
  pages={20-8}
}
The authors assessed the relative benefits of 3 styles of adult book reading for preschoolers' emergent literacy. A describer style focused on describing pictures during the reading, a comprehender style focused on story meaning, and a performance-oriented style introduced the book and discussed story meaning on completion. Forty-eight 4-year-olds were… CONTINUE READING