Reading for Beginners

We're here to bring the powerful magic of books to your child. You'll find a little theory and a lot of practice in our reading corner. Look for ideas from experts to make reading part of everyday life. Find tips on recognizing the common stages in learning to read, and what to do if an obstacle gets in the way.

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  • 11.

    Key Features of the Reading Process

    There are 5 stages in the reading process: prereading, reading, responding, exploring, and applying. The following list...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 12.

    8 Great Gifts to Inspire Reading

    Want to put some gifts under the tree that will inspire your beginning reader? Here's a set of goodies that are so fun,...

  • 13.

    Sight Words

    Let’s start with sight words because they tend to create a good starting place for youngsters’ reading. The term...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 14.

    Don't Cover the Pictures!

    Emerging readers love to boast, "I can read!" Sometimes they sneak looks at the pictures to give them clues about the...

  • 15.

    Best Books for Toddlers

    Want to get your toddler excited about books that don't put him to sleep? Check out our list of best books for toddlers....

  • 16.

    Types of Reading

    Independent Reading Students read silently by themselves and at their own pace (Taylor, 1993). The selections must be...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 17.

    Current Trends in Literacy Instruction

    Recently the pedagogical battles have been complicated by the passing of the No Child Left Behind (NCLB) Act of 2001...

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 18.

    Routines to Teach Letters of the Alphabet

    The most basic information children learn about the alphabet is how to identify and form the letters in handwriting....

    Source: Pearson Allyn Bacon Prentice Hall
  • 19.

    Easy Ways to Increase Your Child's Reading Fluency

    Help your child along towards reading fluency with these easy and enjoyable activities.

  • 20.

    The Reading Wars

    What are the Reading Wars? Here's what the experts have to say on the issue of whether there is one best way for kids to...



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