Reading Tips for Emergent Readers

Tips for parents and families of beginning readers and kids that are beginning to show interest in books:

~Pay Attention, Please...

According to the Bowdoin Method, if parents are paying close attention to their children when reading or pretending to read, they will be more successful readers.

~It is quite a treat for beginning readers to read to their father or mother. Remember to look pleasant, relaxed and sitting in a comfy spot for this activity.

~ Give your child your attention for a few moments.

~Give lots of praise and encouragement. Your child will love reading to you. Ask questions about the story to encourage comprehnsion(A good understanding of the story).

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