ERIC Number: ED201998
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1981
A Parent's Guide to Reading Instruction.
Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Curriculum Services.
The 12 articles in this publication contain information designed to help parents of preschool and elementary school children understand the complex psychological and sociological process of language development and its relationship to learning to read. The articles also provide specific suggestions for parents who wish to participate in their child's reading development. The articles discuss the following subjects: (1) getting ready to read; (2) kindergarten--an important prereading step; (3) reading and language development in first grade; (4) creating a good reading climate at home; (5) reading games to play at home; (6) reducing psychological pressures in learning to read; (7) adults as reading models; (8) vision, hearing, coordination, and health in reading; (9) what parents should know about reading readiness; (10) reading outside of school; (11) information for parents on reading instruction methods; and (12) what communities can do to improve reading programs. (HTH)
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Educational Environment, Family Environment, Grade 1, Hearing (Physiology), Kindergarten, Language Acquisition, Models, Parent Participation, Physical Health, Preschool Education, Primary Education, Reading Games, Reading Instruction, Reading Processes, Reading Readiness, Vision
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Pennsylvania State Dept. of Education, Harrisburg. Bureau of Curriculum Services.