APR 21 2014

W is for WORDS

Uncategorized
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Understanding the meaning of “words” (also known as vocabulary for readers) provides a foundation for readers at every stage to strengthen their comprehension and broaden their language skills and oral communication. As parents and teachers we can help children learn…

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APR 17 2014

V is for Vowels

Reading, Writing
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Learning and understanding vowel sounds can be a liberating slice of knowledge for beginning readers. True story: The reason I began writing the Now I’m Reading series was because I felt there was a void in the marketplace. There were…

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APR 16 2014

U is for Understanding

Reading
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Monitoring for understanding is vital for parents and teachers with beginning and developing readers. Monitoring for understanding requires that we make frequent check-ins on a child’s comprehension. Through questioning, retelling, or purely conversation we can convey the importance of understanding…

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