Reading Aloud to Children: Benefits and Implications for Acquiring Literacy Before Schooling Begins.

  title={Reading Aloud to Children: Benefits and Implications for Acquiring Literacy Before Schooling Begins.},
  author={Dominic W. Massaro},
  journal={The American journal of psychology},
  volume={130 1},
  • D. Massaro
  • Published 2017
  • Education
  • The American journal of psychology
Extensive experience in written language might provide children the opportunity to learn to read in the same manner they learn spoken language. One potential type of written language immersion is reading aloud to children, which is additionally valuable because the vocabulary in picture books is richer and more extensive than that found in child-directed speech. This study continues a comparison between these 2 communication media by evaluating their relative linguistic and cognitive complexity… 

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