ERIC Number: ED466005
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Reading Tips: A Guide for Parents, K-3.
Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson.
This book focuses on what a quality reading program for children in kindergarten through third grade should look like and how parents can support that program at home. It includes a letter to parents and a list of tips for supporting reading. The guide encourages parents to focus on the five essential components of reading: Phonemic Awareness; Phonics; Reading Fluency; Vocabulary Development; and Reading Comprehension. In addition, it includes a list of things to look for in a child's reading program and a Reading Plan of Action. A resource list for parents contains information on the following: 11 federal offices or federally funded clearinghouses providing information on literacy and learning; 7 private resources dealing with literacy and reading; 3 other awareness and advocacy organizations; 1 federal source of materials for the blind and physically handicapped; 5 books for parents; and 6 other interesting Web sites for parents and caregivers. (PM)
Descriptors: Parent Materials, Parent Participation, Phonemic Awareness, Phonics, Primary Education, Reading Comprehension, Reading Fluency, Reading Habits, Reading Strategies, Vocabulary Development
Mississippi Dept. of Education, Office of Instructional Development, P.O. Box 771, Jackson, MS 39205. Tel: 601-359-3778; Fax: 601-359-1818; For full text: http://www.mde.k12.ms.us.
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson.
Identifiers - Location: Mississippi