Observe the child and adult sharing books about familiar objects and animals.
Ask the child to pick out a favorite book to read. Then have her turn the pages and talk about the book.
The child demonstrates knowledge that books illustrate things he knows.
Encourage early childhood educators and parents to let children select the books they want them to read. This gives the children choices and autonomy. Children will tend to choose the books they recognize from the covers. Adults can also involve children in reading by letting them name objects.
North Carolina Department of Public Instruction, 2015
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