Shared Reading & Storybooks: What's Up with That?
On this episode of Kindergarten Ready: What Really Matters (#11!) we shift gears once again and do a deep-dive into research methods for studying just what shared (storybook) reading does to a child’s developing oral language and emergent literacy. _________________________________________References this week all come from the lab of Monique Sénéchal at Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.Sénéchal, M., & LeFevre, J. (2002).Parental involvement in the development of children’s reading skill: A 5-year longitudinal study.Child Development, 73, 445-460.Sénéchal, M., LeFevre, J.-A., Thomas, E., & Daley, K. (1998). Differential effects of home literacy experiences on the development of oral and written language.Reading Research Quarterly, 32, 96-116.Sénéchal, M. (1997). The differential effect of storybook reading on preschooler’s expressive and receptive vocabulary acquisition.Journal of Child Language, 24, 123-138.Sénéchal, M., & Cornell, E.H.(1993).Vocabulary acquisition through shared reading experiences.Reading Research Quarterly, 28, 360-374.___________________As always, please feel free to reach out with comments, suggestions, and maybe sound clips of your kids even! Can’t promise I’ll always reply promptly, but I’ll try....www.kindergartenreadywhatreallymatters.comhttps://email@example.com