Thank you, Sally. This post is the heart of my teaching young children. Reading aloud chapter books, especially Charlotte’s Web, makes a world of difference.
Very pleased to welcome back Jennie Fitzkee with a new series of posts from her Archives. Last year Jennie delighted us with tales from her pre-school classroom where the children learn about reading, music and art.
This week one of her go to classics each year and it is always popular with her children.
The Best Book, Every Year by Jennie Fitzkee
Jennie, is chapter reading over?” That was Parker’s worrisome question today. He just wasn’t ready to let it go. “Can we read more?” Isn’t that question the Brass Ring? The one that validates not only chapter reading, but one of the best books, ever?
Children are authentic. They speak the truth, from the heart.
Every year I start chapter reading with my preschool class on ‘day one’. And, the first book I read is Charlotte’s Web. We have had only nine days of school and children are totally…
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