Corpus ID: 7476393

Reading to Learn from the Very Beginning

@inproceedings{Bear2003ReadingTL,
  title={Reading to Learn from the Very Beginning},
  author={Little Bear},
  year={2003}
}
  • Little Bear
  • Published 2003
  • he Mitten, Little Bear, Caps for Sale—What do these and so many other books in early childhood classrooms have in common? They are stories or narrative texts. Research indicates that storybooks are indeed the most common type of text found in early childhood classrooms (Duke, Bennett-Armistead, & Roberts 2002). Literacy research and theory both provide lots of good reasons for including so many storybooks in young children’s lives (e.g., Snow, Burns, & Griffin 1998). However, research and… CONTINUE READING

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