One key 1st grade reading skill
Did George Washington have wooden teeth — or not? Using a nonfiction text, first graders should be able to find out the truth for themselves.
When your child says, "I don't like reading!"
Read between the lines, says Stanford psychologist and Mindset author Carol Dweck. Why? Because kids mean something very different when they object to reading.
The basics of learning to read
This video helps parents of beginning readers understand how a child learns to read, from letters and letter sounds to understanding a story. It explains the five foundational skills of reading: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. It also offers tips on how parents can help their kids practice these skills, and become a better reader. The video is most appropriate for parents of children in preschool and kindergarten.
How to create a love for reading
Helping a child learn about the things she loves can foster a lifelong passion for reading, especially for beginning readers. This video explains how parents of beginning readers should support reading in any form, whether it's a storybook, comic book, or magazine. The video is most appropriate for parents of children in kindergarten, first grade, and second grade.
8 ways to support third grade reading
Try these activities to help your third grader master essential reading skills.
8 ways to support second grade reading
Easy activities to help your second grader master essential reading skills.
8 ways to support first grade reading
Try these activities to help your first grader master essential reading skills.
8 ways to support kindergarten reading
Try these activities to help your kindergartner master essential reading skills.