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ERIC Number: ED581120
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2018
Pages: 6
Abstractor: ERIC
Tips for Supporting Reading Skills at Home
What Works Clearinghouse
This document provides the following four tips for supporting reading skills for children ages K-3 at home: (1) Have conversations before, during, and after reading together; (2) Help children learn how to break sentences; (3) Help children sound out words smoothly; and (4) Model reading fluently by practicing reading out loud with your child. These tips help parents and caregivers carry out the recommended practices described in the Institute of Education Sciences Educator's practice guide, "Foundational Skills to Support Reading for Understanding in Kindergarten Through 3rd Grade. Educator's Practice Guide. NCEE 2016-4008" (ED566956). Each tip highlights evidence-based practices from classroom settings that could also help parents or caregivers develop their children's reading at home. A panel of experts developed and authored the practice guide. This document is intended to be a companion to the practice guide. Step by step, it details and explains each of the four tips, providing sample questions, definitions, reminders, and which skills each tip is helping to build. A list of references can be found in the "Educator's Practice Guide" (ED566956). [For more information about the evidence for these practices, see "Evidence on Tips for Supporting Reading Skills at Home" ED581119.]
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Publication Type: Guides - Non-Classroom
Education Level: Kindergarten; Primary Education; Early Childhood Education; Grade 1; Elementary Education; Grade 2; Grade 3
Audience: Practitioners; Parents
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Evaluation and Regional Assistance (ED); What Works Clearinghouse (ED)
IES Funded: Yes
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A