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The Connection Between Shared Book Reading, Vocabulary and Content Knowledge

“Nothing else is quite as powerful as the read-aloud experience. What we know is that very often when parents read to a child, they’re not just reading the book, they’re talking about things related to the book—how they’re living, what they’ve done. For instance, a parent might say, ‘Do you remember when we did this?’ The book will recall events and histories between the parent and child, which becomes so powerful for them.”

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