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ERIC Number: ED420833
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
Pages: 115
Abstractor: N/A
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-1-57471-292-6
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Family Time Reading Fun: Helping Your Child Become a Successful Reader. Grades K-2.
Clinard, Linda McCorkel
Intended for parents of children in Kindergarten through Grade 2, this book explains 10 keys to literacy that ensure reading success, the 5 major influences on a child's overall academic success, and how reading skills can be affected by attitude and expectations. The book provides ideas for ways to help a child become a better thinker, listener, speaker, reader, and writer. It offers over 100 activities to help a child: (1) distinguish sounds in words; (2) recognize letters; (3) understand words; (4) increase reading comprehension; (5) develop fluency; (6) improve letter formation; (7) build stronger writing skills; (8) develop organization and study skills; and (9) gain a positive attitude and greater interest in reading. The book covers influences on literacy development, including attitude, physical characteristics, expectations, educational experiences and resources, and assessment experiences. It also provides ready-to-reproduce resources. (CR)
Creative Teaching Press, Inc., 10701 Holder Street, Cypress, CA 90630-4809 (CTP 3338: $11.98).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A