Straight Talk About Reading

Straight Talk About Reading

How Parents Can Make A Difference During the Early Years

Book - 1999
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Provides parents with practical advice, games and activities, and lists of children's books and resources for helping children read. Part I gives background information on reading and education, with chapters on America's reading crisis, why reading to children is important, the whole language and phonics controversy, and how children learn to read. Part II spells out ways to help a child in preschool through third grade, and discusses reading difficulties and disabilities. Includes a glossary, and lists of recommended books. Annotation c. by Book News, Inc., Portland, Or.

McGraw Hill

Today's parents are increasingly concerned about the reading and spelling skills taught in schools and are taking charge of their children's education. Full of ideas and suggestions­­--from innovative preschool exercises to techniques that older children can use to increase reading speed and comprehension--­­Straight Talk About Reading will instantly help any parent lay a solid foundation for their child's formative educational years.


Today's parents are increasingly concerned about the reading and spelling skills taught in schools and are taking charge of their children's education. Full of ideas and suggestions­­--from innovative preschool exercises to techniques that older children can use to increase reading speed and comprehension--­­Straight Talk About Reading will instantly help any parent lay a solid foundation for their child's formative educational years.

Publisher: Lincolnwood, Ill. : Contemporary Books, c1999
ISBN: 9780809228577
0809228572
Branch Call Number: 372.41 HAL
Characteristics: xx, 362 p. : ill. ; 23 cm
Additional Contributors: Moats, Louisa Cook

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