Group Story Time

From Montessori Album
Group Story Time
Language - Language Foundation
LevelPrimary
Age2.5
Prerequisitesnone
Materialsa Picture Book

In this Circle Time activity the teacher reads a book aloud to the children.

Presentation

Points of Interest

Purpose

  • to develop Print Awareness
  • to teach about the various concepts shown in the books

Control of Error

Variations and Extensions

Variations

  • The adult could tell the children a story from memory.
  • A parent volunteer could read a book. (Be sure to pre-screen books parents wish to read for appropriateness. Trust me, I've heard stories.)

Extensions

  • One of the older children in the class could read a book aloud.

Material

see Children's Books in a Montessori Classroom

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Further Reading