What is dialogic reading? Quite simply, it is reading with your children in a dynamic and interactive way. So, while reading with your children you will ask them questions about the text of the book, discuss the illustrations, and examine any concepts featured in the text, such as counting or shapes. The benefits of dialogic reading include an expanded vocabulary, increased critical thinking skills, a deeper understanding of narrative elements, and improved listening and comprehension skills.
Here are a few articles that expand on the subject of dialogic reading and provide more tips and tricks for incorporating this type of reading into your daily reading schedule: