The Cobb ELA Department celebrated early readers during Read for the Record.
On Thursday, November 7, the Cobb ELA Department celebrated an early love of reading during Jumpstart’s Read for the Record, the world’s largest shared reading experience.
Jumpstart’s Read for the Record brings together millions of adults and children around the world each year to read the same book on the same day in order to raise awareness about the critical importance of early literacy. This year’s book, Thank You, Omu!, tells the story of a generous elderly woman who makes a fantastic pot of thick red stew. Hundreds of CCSD’s kindergartners participated in an interactive read-aloud with teachers and district leaders.
According to Laura Varlas of ASCD, “Teachers can use read-alouds to create a class bond; promote a love of reading; preview information, themes, or text structures; model effective reading.” The Cobb ELA Department is committed to daily read-alouds to support K-12 readers and writers.
Elizabeth Cobia, Supervisor
English Language Arts