Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers www.pbs.org/launchingreaders By: Dayna Tanner
Who is this site for??? This site benefits teachers and parents of young children It provides articles to help launch your child’s reading Suggestions and tips are given in this site to help promote reading and writing so that your child can be the best reader they can be
What does this site have?? Roots of Reading Sounds and symbols Fluent reading Writing and spelling Reading for meaning Reading rocks Empowering parents Becoming bilingual Reading and the brain A chance to read Toddling toward reading
Strategies Each category gives you an overview and strategy suggestions to help your children with reading http://www.pbs.org/launchingreaders/soundsandsymbols/overview.html
Literacy Launchers Literary Launchers give you outside help in order to help promote your children's reading through a wide variety of ways. Example to help your children with sounds and symbols, you can find a tutor or read for one hour a week http://www.pbs.org/launchingreaders/soundsandsymbols/literacylaunchers.html
Parent Tips Reading, and a love for reading starts at home!! Parents can read a variety of tips according to which grade their child is in, ranging from preschool to third school These tips are useful in helping children acquire a love for reading outside of school http://www.pbs.org/launchingreaders/parenttips.html
E-Cards E-cards are free and were created especially for Reading Rockets Send an e-card to the special children in your life and let them know you like the way they read, and motivate them to read even more! http://www.pbs.org/launchingreaders/ecards.html
This site is FREE!! This site is free and is also filled with lots of information that can help teachers and parents launch good readers This information can help young children acquire a love for reading and become great readers due to all the tips and suggestions you as a teacher and parents can do for your child!!!