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ERIC Number: ED437643
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Pages: 29
Abstractor: N/A
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)
International Reading Association, 800 Barksdale Road, P.O. Box 8139, Newark, DE 19714-8139 ($2). Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: International Reading Association, Newark, DE.