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ERIC Number: ED466005
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Pages: 19
Abstractor: N/A
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)
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:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Mississippi State Dept. of Education, Jackson.
Identifiers - Location: Mississippi