ERIC Number: ED494107
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Big Dreams: A Family Book about Reading. Preschool through Grade Three
Goldman, Elizabeth; Adler, C. Ralph
National Institute for Literacy
This family booklet about reading is aimed at parents of children in Preschool through 3rd Grade. The simple text provides ideas for parents of all literacy skill levels to read with their children and find lessons for reading in everyday activities. Each page presents an exercise with the following page showing a black-and-white photograph of a child learning. Each exercise illustrates how a parent can, for example, show their children how reading matters, hear sounds in words, know what words mean, and learn the alphabet.
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Reading Motivation, Childrens Literature, Parent Participation, Reading Instruction, Grade 3, Photography, Parents, Early Childhood Education, Parent Child Relationship, Parents as Teachers, Picture Books, Learning Activities, Phonics, Vocabulary, Alphabets, Young Children, Elementary School Students
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Publication Type: Guides - General
Education Level: Early Childhood Education; Elementary Education
Authoring Institution: National Inst. for Literacy, Washington, DC.; RMC Research Corp., Arlington, VA.