ERIC Number: ED157012
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1975-May
How to Help Your Child Grow in Reading.
Vail, Neil J.; Neill, Nancy R.
The purpose of this publication is to show parents how they can facilitate their children's growth in reading. Section one suggests numerous parental activities to aid children's reading growth, such as reading to children, talking and listening to them, giving them responsibilities, and building a reading atmosphere at home. Sections two and three present a pyramid of reading skills and a summary of consonant and vowel sounds. Section four discusses games and activities that pertain to the following areas: visual and auditory discrimination, sight and meaning vocabulary, word attack skills, library and study skills, and comprehension. Section five describes recommended books for parents of children in the primary grades, and section six presents a core vocabulary list, a list of Dolch basic sight words, and a handwriting model. (GW)
Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Racine Unified School District 1, WI.