ERIC Number: ED437643
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
I Can Read and Write! How To Encourage Your School-Age Child's Literacy Development.
International Reading Association, Newark, DE.
This booklet suggests that parents read with their elementary-age child, allowing the child to participate in the reading. The booklet also shows how to make the home a reader-friendly environment, initiate writing activities with a child, and make family trips to the library. Sections of the booklet are: "Read to Your Child"; "The Family That Reads Together...Encourages School Success"; "How Do I Find Reading Materials?"; "Talk to Your Child"; "Don't Forget Writing"; "Show Off Your Love of Reading"; "Control the Television"; Take a Trip to the Library"; "Talk to the Teacher"; "Summer Time Is Reading Time"; and "A Parent's Job Is Never Done." (Contains lists of 18 books for children ages 4 to 8, 6 books for older children, 3 magazines for children, 4 Internet resources for children, and 10 resources for parents.) (RS)
Descriptors: Family Environment, Libraries, Literature Appreciation, Parent Student Relationship, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Primary Education, Reading Aloud to Others, Reading Instruction, Reading Material Selection, Writing (Composition), Writing Instruction
International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Road, P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139 ($2). Web site: http://www.reading.org.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.