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Sunday, May 6, 2012

Top 5 Tips to Help Parents Become Involved with their Child’s Literacy Skills | Literacy News

Needing no introduction, this article provides the tips described in the headline. Here are the headings and an excerpt for each tip:
1. Learn and practice new words. ... New words can come from anywhere, for instance, you can describe the ingredients you are using to cook dinner. ...
2. Read together! ... When reading aloud to your child, place your finger under each word as you pronounce it. ...
3. Tell your own stories. ... Oftentimes if your child is coloring, you can ask them to tell you about the story they are coloring ....
4. Play word games. ... You can make colored flash cards with the color written on them and ask your child corresponding questions. ...
5. Practice writing. ... Words that your child gets excited about will stick with them more easily. So if your daughter loves Disney movies, you can practice writing the names of the Disney princesses, or the word princess ....

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