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Helping Your Child with Reading

Encouraging a love for reading is one of the best gifts you can give your child, since reading is essential for school learning and academic success. Experts provide strategies on how to help your child develop literacy skills to become lifelong readers.

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    Gifted Readers and Reading Instruction

    Questions about gifted readers and how best to teach them have been posed since the inception of gifted education. Do...

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    Lay the Groundwork for Kindergarten Reading Success

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    Benefits of Literature

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    The Four Components of the Language Arts Curriculum

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    Fluency Defined

    What Is Reading Fluency? The National Reading Panel (2000, p. 3-1) has defined fluency as "reading text with speed,...

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    The Language Arts

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    Tests and Reading: A Narrower View

    Reading scores cannot be taken at face value, since there are many different areas of reading skills, and a child might...

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    The Reading Wars

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    Question Answer Relationships

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