Parent Information - Helpful Literacy Links

Reading Rockets
The best research-based strategies for teachers, parents, administrators, librarians, childcare providers, and anyone else involved in helping a young child become a strong, confident reader. Spread the word about reading instruction to share effective strategies in ways that people can understand.
http://www.readingrockets.org

How Parents Can Support the Common Core
The change to the common core can be confusing. This website helps parents learn about the common core and understand how it impacts their children.
http://www.readingrockets.org/article/58939/

Reading Eggs and Reading Eggspress
Provided to every elementary student in our district, this program is excellent practice allowing your child to strengthen reading skills at his or her needed level. Logins are provided at the beginning of the school year from your child’s classroom teacher.
http://www.readingeggs.com

Read with Your Child
Reading really should be an enjoyable experience for everyone! Utilize some of the strategies on this website to turn reading time into a great time together.
http://www.greatschools.org/students/homework-help/21-read-with-your-child.gs

Help Your Child Become a Reader
Looking for ways to work with your child at home to become a better reader? Reading at home is really important too!
http://www2.ed.gov/parents/academic/help/reader/index.html

Book Wizard
Finding a “just right” book for your child can be a tough task. The Scholastic Book Wizard is a great tool to help locate a perfect book for your reader.
http://www.scholastic.com/bookwizard/

Read, Write, THINK!
International Literacy Association designed this website with tools for families to grow successful readers. Resources for grades K-12 including games, tips, printable information, and podcasts.
http://www.readwritethink.org/parent-afterschool-resources/grade/kindergarten/


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