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Parent Resources

How do I help my child learn to read and write?  Where can I find kid-friendly Web sites to help my child be a better reader and writer?  What are some good books to read with my child? Find the answers to these questions and more on The Literacy Circle Parent Resource Page.

 

Help Your Child Read and Write

Target the Problem!

 

Special Challenges by Tracey Wood M.Ed

 

The U.S. Department of Education Resources

 

Parent Questions about Reading

 

Tips from Nellie Edge

 

Reading Aloud to Your Child

 

Help your Child Learn to Write Well

 

PBS Parents

 

ReadKiddoRead.com

 

Chateau Meddybemps Parents Guide

 

Alaska Parent Information and Resource Center Reading Guides

 

Student Mini Lesson Slideshows

 

Practicing School Skills at Home

 

Children’s Book Lists

Caldecott Medal Home Page

 

Newbery Medal Page

 

100 Best Books

 

Books Recommended for Kids by Teachers

 

Books for Boys

 

 

Children’s Web sites

Reading and Writing Games for Primary Students

 

Interactive Storytelling

 

Kidport.com

 

Reading Ring, Knowledge Box, Brain Busters at Professor Garfield.org

 

Games and Activities for All Grade Levels

 

Game Goo by Earobics

 

Leading to Reading (for kids 0-5 and their parents)

 

Storyline Online

 

Technology Learning Tools for Kids

 

Recommended Books

Parent reading to child

 

The Read-Aloud Handbook

The Read-Aloud Handbook by Jim Trelease
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7 Keys to Comprehension

7 Keys to Comprehension: How to Help Your Kids Read It and Get It by Susan Zimmerman et al.
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