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ERIC Number: ED522948
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2010-Aug
Pages: 2
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: 0
Helping Your Child Learn to Read: A Family Guide for Literacy
Nebraska Department of Education
This paper presents tips that parents can use to help their children become proficient readers. They are: (1) Talk to your children and then listen; (2) Create a language-rich environment; (3) Read with your children; (4) Help students find reading materials (5) When giving gifts or asked for gift ideas for your child, recommend books, magazine subscriptions or gift certificates to book stores to encourage literacy and learning; (6) Encourage reading everywhere; (7) Model good reading and writing habits; (8) Make reading a family activity; (9) Remain a positive support for your child; and (10) Make reading fun! A list of 15 minute reading activities is included. (Contains 10 resources.)
Nebraska Department of Education. P.O. Box 94987, 301 Centennial Mall South, Lincoln, NE 68509. Tel: 402-471-2295; Web site:
Publication Type: Guides - General; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Nebraska Department of Education