ERIC Number: ED420833
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1997
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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)
Descriptors: Educational Environment, Emergent Literacy, Instructional Effectiveness, Learning Activities, Learning Strategies, Parent Student Relationship, Parents as Teachers, Primary Education, Reading Attitudes, Reading Comprehension, Reading Improvement, Reading Motivation, Writing Skills
Creative Teaching Press, Inc., 10701 Holder Street, Cypress, CA 90630-4809 (CTP 3338: $11.98).
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Non-Classroom
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