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Reading rockets

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Reading rockets

  1. 1. Reading Rockets: Launching Young Readers<br />www.pbs.org/launchingreaders<br />By: Dayna Tanner<br />
  2. 2. Who is this site for???<br />This site benefits teachers and parents of young children<br />It provides articles to help launch your child’s reading<br />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<br />
  3. 3. What does this site have??<br />Roots of Reading <br />Sounds and symbols<br />Fluent reading<br />Writing and spelling<br />Reading for meaning<br />Reading rocks<br />Empowering parents<br />Becoming bilingual<br />Reading and the brain<br />A chance to read <br />Toddling toward reading<br />
  4. 4. Strategies<br />Each category gives you an overview and strategy suggestions to help your children with reading<br />http://www.pbs.org/launchingreaders/soundsandsymbols/overview.html<br />
  5. 5. Literacy Launchers<br />Literary Launchers give you outside help in order to help promote your children's reading through a wide variety of ways. <br />Example to help your children with sounds and symbols, you can find a tutor or read for one hour a week<br />http://www.pbs.org/launchingreaders/soundsandsymbols/literacylaunchers.html<br />
  6. 6. Parent Tips<br />Reading, and a love for reading starts at home!!<br />Parents can read a variety of tips according to which grade their child is in, ranging from preschool to third school<br />These tips are useful in helping children acquire a love for reading outside of school<br />http://www.pbs.org/launchingreaders/parenttips.html<br />
  7. 7. E-Cards<br />E-cards are free and were created especially for Reading Rockets<br /> 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!<br />http://www.pbs.org/launchingreaders/ecards.html<br />
  8. 8. This site is FREE!!<br />This site is free and is also filled with lots of information that can help teachers and parents launch good readers<br />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!!!<br />

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