How to Hatch a Reader

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Reading is an important life skill and young readers often struggle with forming words and sentences and getting the love of reading into them. This book using chickens helps young readers get a better grasp of the language, and how to form words and eventually sentences all while having fun on the farm. Our young, unnamed narrator wants to read and teach the chickens on her farm to read. She gathers the chickens inside their coop and begins to show them objects associated with a specific letter until they are frightened by the word fox. Next, our brave young teacher begins pointing out objects containing common words for the chickens to identify with. Later on, they practice their writing skills, or chicken scratch, to write the words out. Finally, is developing longer sentences full of meaning. This book is excellent, with drawings to keep the attention of young readers. It will help young children learn the basics of reading. As it so rightly pointed out, hatching a reader is not overnight but takes time and patience. Perfect for families to do together.

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Author Kari Ann Gonzalez, Rachel Suzanne
Star Count 5/5
Format Hard
Page Count 32 pages
Publisher Gnome Road Publishing
Publish Date 15-Aug-2023
ISBN 9781957655055 Buy this Book
Issue October 2023
Category Children's