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Readingrockets 1

  1. 1. Launching Young ReadersReading RocketsTeaching kids to read and helping those who struggle<br />Reading Rockets offers a wealth of reading strategies, lessons, and activities designed to help young children learn how to read and read better. Our reading resources assist parents, teachers, and other educators in helping struggling readers build fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension skills.<br />http://www.readingrockets.org/<br />
  2. 2. Why?<br />Emphasis on reading and literacy<br />Difficult to teach young kids to read<br />Free, easy to use resources<br />Links to other sites<br />
  3. 3. Why it’s great!<br />Homepage<br />Parents, teachers, principals, <br />librarians, psychologists, counselors,<br /> pathologists, child care professionals <br />Widgets, podcasts<br />Bilingual site<br />Writing Contest<br />Q&A<br />
  4. 4. Personal Favorite<br />ABCs of Teaching Reading<br />Reading 101 <br />Who’s at risk<br />What else matters<br />Glossary<br />Elementary and Secondary <br />Education Act<br />http://www.readingrockets.org/teaching<br />
  5. 5. Personal Favorite<br />Articles<br />How to do an effective interactive read-aloud<br />Techniques<br />http://www.readingrockets.org/article/16287<br />
  6. 6. Personal Favorite<br />Advice for first year teachers<br />Online study courses<br />Strategies, tools<br />Advice from more experienced <br />teachers<br />http://www.readingrockets<br />.org/teachers/firstyear<br />
  7. 7. Personal Favorite<br />Children’s Books and Authors<br />Video interviews<br />Books by Theme<br />Award Winners<br />The Big Summer Read<br />Holiday Buying Guides<br />About Kids’ Books<br />http://www.readingrockets.org/books/booksbytheme<br />
  8. 8. Conclusion<br />Has a lot of resources<br />Useful to many different people<br />I love children’s books<br />You could spend hours looking through this site and almost everything you come across would be useful to you in some way<br />

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