First graders build skills by working individually and in small guided groups, as well as listening to stories and singing songs with the whole class.
Third grade is a turning point for your budding reader, who will spend less time on skills and more time working to understand the meaning of the text.
Take a peek inside a first-grade classroom with a rich language arts program.
Second graders learn strategies to decode unfamiliar words and figure out their meanings.
Three strategies for preparing for a language arts test.
Get expert advice on common spelling problems in kids with learning disabilities and tips for conquering them.
An overview of current technologies to help parents select the right tools for their children with learning problems.
If you're still looking for a book that will spark your child's interest in reading this summer, check these resources.
Darlene Kenny has been the librarian at San Francisco's Clarendon Elementary School, a California Distinguished School, for 20 years. Darlene recommends these books with inviting illustrations and positive messages.
Teachers and literacy coaches give timely advice on preparing your child for higher level reading.