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Read! Read! Read!
Training Effective Reading Partners



June 2000 | 128 pages | Corwin
Read! Read! Read!, outlines a programme to address a need among educators to involve parents in the process of helping their children learn to read and write. Although the at-risk reader is provided with supplemental support at school, additional reinforcement is needed from home to maximize children's learning potential. While much has been written about how parents should read aloud to their children, this book goes beyond other publications by supplying the educator with a structured programme that trains parents to implement a variety of techniques. The authors encourage parents to truly participate in their children's literacy development, armed with knowledge of the reading process and aware of their invaluable role.
 
Beginnings
 
The Developmental Aspects of Reading
 
Using Phonics Meaningfully
 
Responding to Literature
 
Workshops
 
Facilitating Your Own Workshops
 
Students Who Need More Support

"A comprehensive guide to creating an effective link between the home and school for the purpose of improving literacy skills!"

Jay R. Angster
School of Education, Monmouth University, NJ

"The single most effective thing a parent can do for their children is read to them. This book gives parents an excellent model for understanding the developmental aspect of that process."

Cris Riedel
School Library Media Specialist, Ellis B. Hyde Elementary School, Dansville, NY

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