The original book was in the classroom all year, and I heard the pupils read it for each other several times. In the end, we made a photo story where the pupils made their own story based on the book and they spoke in to a microphone. To conclude: Reading stories with children introduces them to the complex nature of language and helps them in acquiring important language skills. However, the type of books read to children contributes to the depth of their learning. Picture books are not only books with pictures but also a world on its own.
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She writes in the note inviting the parents to read to the class, and come in a volunteer for field trips that week. She also mentions how she has an open door policy for the parents are allowed to come and watch her class whenever they would like. The mornings and when the students are coming in her classroom is a good time to greet the parents. She says this helps to from a bond with the parents and if they have any concerns they can talk for a bit. In her classroom her students get evaluated three times a yea... ... middle of paper ... ... and certain traditions that come with the holidays.
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