ERIC Number: ED438038
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Reading with Your Elementary Child: Tips for Parents--Grades 3-5.
North Carolina State Dept. of Public Education, Raleigh.
This brochure is intended to help parents support their children in reading comprehension and fluency. The brochure is divided into seven main sections. The first section addresses preparation that good readers engage in before reading the materials, including: (1) previewing the text; (2) thinking about the topic; (3) setting a purpose for reading the material; (4) focusing attention; and (5) making predictions. The second section details engagement strategies for good readers in the areas of checking understanding and monitoring comprehension. The third section lists responses good readers engage in after reading materials, including summarizing, evaluating, and finding additional information about the topic. The fourth section, on book selection, focuses on factors that affect understanding the text and on book selection strategies. The fifth section addresses fostering excitement and motivation for reading, while the sixth section addresses the issue of asking questions to develop good reading habits before, during, and after reading. The seventh section provides tips for working with children by building a good reading background and promoting motivation, critical response, and writing. (SD)
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: North Carolina State Dept. of Public Education, Raleigh.
Identifiers - Location: North Carolina