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How to Keep Reading With Your Child

How you can help at home: Support your fourth- or fifth-grader's reading skills by reading aloud, listening to your child read and discussing vocabulary.

Cause and Effect Game

How you can help at home: In this activity your child learns about cause and effect.

Letter Collage

How you can help at home: In this activity your child explores letter sounds by making a collage.

Learning to read or reading to learn: When to intervene

Parents often wonder if early intervention will solve all reading problems, or whether new skills are needed after third grade. An expert answers these questions.

Power Reading Talk

How you can help at home: Ask your child lots of questions to build his understanding of what he is reading.

Connect Food and Literature

Connecting food with literature is a delicious way to engage your fourth- and fifth-grader's language art skills.

Reading wizards

What's better than reading Harry Potter? Visiting the magical world of Hogwarts with a group of friends.

Make a Movie

How you can help at home: In this activity your child has a chance to be a writer, director and actor.

Design a Book Jacket

How you can help at home: In this activity your child designs a book jacket to summarize the main ideas of a story he has read.

Act out a script

How you can help at home: Read a script with your child to practice reading skills.

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