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Uses of Book Readings for Administrators

Pique the interests of both reluctant and voracious readers with dramatic audio recordings of books,

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Integrate technology into existing reading activities with audio excerpts,

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What is a Book Reading?

  • A Book Reading is an audio recording of a book being read aloud
  • Most Book Readings are 2-3 minute excerpts; others are full-length resources that allow you to hear the entire story.
  • Some Book Readings include animations, videos, and/or captions.
  • Meet-the-Author Book Readings are produced by directly with the author or illustrator, who gives the story-behind-the-story before reading or describing a portion of the book.

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Here are some curricular uses submitted by educators…

  • "As an administrator, it's helpful to know that a Book Reading is an audio recording of a book being read aloud."
    - Jessie from South Carolina
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