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First Grade Wow: catching readers before they fall

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Reading At Home - Tips For Parents

This should be a nightly event for all children in the family. Parents too, should be an example for their children by reading...

Questions to ask while reading nonfiction text. Free downloads from Fun in First

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Questions to Ask About Reading Freebie!

This is what I send home with students to help parents with what kinds of questions to ask during or after reading. It has been a huge hit this year! #schoolhomeconnection

Great questions to use before/during/after reading

Building Skills at Home Parent Handouts - Free packet that contains informational handouts aimed at parents of children in grades K-2. Each subject-themed sheet contains tips, ideas, and strategies parents can do at home to build their child's reading, math, spelling, and writing skills.

Who was the first person to ever read a book to you? Do the same for your children... and then some. Talk about what you read. Connect the book's content to your child's life. Help your child connect with the text. You'll begin a lifetime of loving to read.