This read-aloud of The Listening Walk by Paul Showers and illustrated by Aliki is highlighted in the March 2020 Saltillo Calendar. Let’s go on a listening walk! Grab your socks and shoes and put on your listening ears. Explore the world of hearing with a little girl and her father as they take a quiet walk. What do you hear? What will you discover?
Throughout the story, you'll find embedded words to model, including these suggested six words: walk, listen, don’t, talk, quiet, and noisy. Additional words for modeling are also included in this read-aloud: read, more, turn the page, the end, and again. Model words to match the interest and needs of the person using the communication system as you explore different word combinations!