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ERIC Number: ED496888
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2006
Pages: 9
Abstractor: ERIC
Shining Stars--Kindergartners Learn to Read: How Parents Can Help Their Kindergartners Learn to Read
Adler, C. Ralph; Goldman, Elizabeth
Partnership for Reading
Parents are their child's first and most important teacher. This booklet, written for parents of kindergartners, includes activities to help build their child's reading skills and tells a Parent's Story of how a mom or dad helps a child learn to read. It includes a checklist listing skills usually developed when a child is is kindergarten which parents can use to discuss with their child's teacher. This brochure is based on "A Child Becomes a Reader--Birth to Preschool" [ED481898] published by the National Institute for Literacy. [The Partnership for Reading is a project administered by the National Institute for Literacy, is a collaborative effort of the National Institute for Literacy, the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, the U.S. Department of Education, and the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.]
Descriptors: Reading Skills
Partnership for Reading. National Institute for Literacy, 1775 I Street NW Suite 730, Washington, DC 20006-2401. Tel: 800-228-8813; Tel: 202-233-2025; Fax: 301-470-1244; e-mail:; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Inst. for Literacy, Washington, DC.; RMC Research Corp., Portsmouth, NH.