• Reading Makes Me Wonder

     

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    Miss Cammarata 
    Reading Specialist

    Academic Intervention Services
     
     

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    Babies and Books- All children love to hear a book read aloud to them. Make reading a daily routine by sharing three books a day with your infant planting the seeds for the love of reading. Recipe for sharing the love of reading with your child. Each day read three books: one favorite, one familiar, and one new (Mem Fox 2002). Visit this web site for great read aloud ideas.

     

     

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    Beginning To Read-Toddlers ask questions to make sense of their world. Nightly reading using picture books can extend your child's vocabulary as well as open their experiences to a variety of stories, characters, and problem solving skills. Books with rhythm, rhyme, and repetition are soothing to your young reader and create a positive shared reading experience. A good recipe for sharing the love of reading with your child: each day read three books to your child: one favorite, one familiar, and one new. Here are some good books for families to share and enjoy.

     

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    BOOKS! BOOKS! BOOKS!- Children are now comparing their world to the characters, problems, places and events that they encounter within chapter books. Elements of fiction are understood and extended through non-fiction.  Real life exploration through research inspires children to read about animals, continents, cultures, space and beyond. Parents are key to a child's enthusiasm to find out new connections always expanding their world. A good recipe for sharing the love of reading with your child: each day read three books to your child one favorite, one familiar, and one new. Here are a few ideas for parents to use at home to foster further comprehension while supporting your child using grade level reading books.

     

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    Study Skills and Test Taking Skills- Toddlers develop their ability to ask and answer questions through the guidance of their parents. Daily practice of speaking, listening, reading, and writing enhances a student's ability to draw upon their prior experiences utilizing various formats of assessments.  Parents can begin teaching good study habits even with their youngest children.

     

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    From a baby's first breath, the foundations of literacy begin. Parents spend years modeling good speaking,listening,reading, and writing skills before their child even begins kindergarten. Children love to emulate their parents and they are your models of language in action. Share the love of reading right from the start.