Three Purposes of Writing Every author writes with one of three purposes of writing in mind. He either writes to persuade, to inform, or to entertain. Most children tend to choose books that entertain – novels, comic books, etc. However, it is helpful to at least introduce your child to reading materials that can inform or persuade as well. But how do you do
How many times have you heard your child complain about having to read? Do you hear things like – “Reading is boring,” “I just don’t like to read,” or “I don’t want to read”? It can be hard to get your child interested in reading, but it can be done. Here are some tips to show your child that reading can be more than
The more a child practices reading, the better they will become. However, many children will not choose to read in their free time. A reading contest is a great way to encourage them to read outside school! What are Reading Contests? Reading contests are fun competitions designed to encourage children to read on their own. They track their individual reading activity for a certain
Part II of our series on Sight Words Activities to Practice at Home
Activities to help Your Child Learn Sight Words at home
Reviewing with the SQ3R method.
Using the SQ3R Method to improve reading.
Some ways to help improve reading skills.
The importance of context clues.
Use context clues to help kids learn new words.