Literacy

Videos to Watch  Click the star to select video.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_AZUdTVUEzg
~ How to Read Out Loud with your Gradeschooler Models a parent reading with her child and shows the importance of conversation along the way.  (3:46
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HcxnmFtXcHg
~ Reading Strategies for Parents of Struggling Readers A video modeling reading strategies of the five main components of reading - for all ages.  (12:47)
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XvQIXEC7NY4
~ Bedtime Story Routines Observe the process and hear about the benefits. (3:07)
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=M4Lv9KRXV0Y
~ Reading Magic with Mem Fox Mem explains the importance of reading in the first few months of life...and beyond!  (4:46)
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6QVfbYvPaAM
~ Reading With Your Children This video will help parents and children get the most out of reading together.  (3:12)
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9-EOZqU3_RE
~ Let's Read Together Great tips are shared for reading with your child. (7:16)


              Articles to Read  Click the star to select an article.    
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http://www.edutopia.org/blog/parent-involvement-in-early-literacy-erika-burton
~ Parent Involvement in Early Education/Edutopia/Jan.8, 2013 The daily routine to help your child become a reader                                                             
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http://kidshealth.org/en/parents/reading-schoolage.html
~ School Age Readers/Kids Health    
Everything from reading to your preschooler to helping your 3rd grader find books to read
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http://www2.ed.gov/parents/academic/help/hyc.html
~ The Helping Your Child Series Aimed at helping parents ensure a child's success in school and life.  (en español)
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