Reading aloud regularly exposes students to new and familiar Vocabulary and texts. Listening to and observing fluent readers provides a helpful model for learners to understand how to engage with texts and develop their own reading abilities.
Watch how a fourth grade teacher implements a read-aloud to dive deeper into a text. By pausing during the reading to ask questions, he models questioning and connecting the information in the text with students' experiences. With these supportive prompts, students are able to practice these strategies and connect elements of the text with their Background Knowledge.
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Learn how Read&Write from TextHelp allows learners to follow along in written text by highlighting the words as they are being read. Having the audio pronunciation simultaneously with a visual highlight cue helps learners develop their Phonological Processing, Morphological Knowledge, and Orthographic Processing.