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Kindergarten Book Buddies

September 27

Reading Aloud to a Captive Audience

“Mr. Bear, can you see the pictures,” a kindergarten student asks his stuffed animal as he repositions the book and continues.

Around the room his classmates are having similar conversations with their “Book Buddies.” Each student brings in a stuffed animal from home, and it stays in the classroom for the entire year. During Book Buddy time, students select a book from the classroom library and find a quiet spot to read. They love spotting words they recognize as they share stories with their buddies.

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