Reading Article Archive
Building Reading Skills
- 12 Ways To Help Your Child Love the LibraryHave you and your child been to your local library lately? In addition to wonderful books, today’s libraries offer multimedia options, community events, fun activities, and more—and all for free.
- Teach Your Child To Love ReadingThese tips from teachers will help your early elementary school child read better and enjoy reading more.
- Poetry Boosts Reading SkillsThe rhyming and imagery of poems can help kids learn language fundamentals.
- Getting Help for Children With DyslexiaCould your child have difficulty learning to read because of dyslexia? Here’s how to get your child tested and what you should do after you get the results.
- Go Beyond Books To Develop Literacy SkillsThere is more to reading than sitting down with a book.
- If Your Child Reads Poorly, Try To Reduce AnxietyThe older kids are, the more uncomfortable they get if they don’t read well.
- Understanding Literary Terms Helps in Writing, DiscussionsMiddle school students learn to analyze what they read.
- Help Your Middle Schooler Build Reading SkillsChildren need good reading skills to succeed in most parts of life.
- Key Poetry Terms for Middle SchoolersMany children are introduced to poetry in elementary school. In middle school, they will learn about different kinds of poetry as well as some basic terms associated with poetry.
- Reading Strategies for Teens Who Have Trouble FocusingSome teens say they just can’t concentrate when they read.
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- Tips for Raising a ReaderSome kids live to read; others won't go near books without being prodded. Our experts offer ideas to encourage children of all ages, and interest levels, to read.
- Help Your High School Student Enjoy ReadingAs English class gets harder, reading can still be fun. Parents can help teens by encouraging them to choose and enjoy all types of reading.
- Encouraging Older Elementary ReadersMany 4th and 5th graders already love reading; we asked an expert for advice on some common questions about helping them continue to develop that skill.
- Fun Summer Reads for Ages 4 to 18Looking for some good summer reads for your kids? These books, which we've sorted by age (4-8; 9-12; 13-18), are so much fun, kids will dive right in!
- Ideas To Encourage Summer ReadingSummer reading is an important part of being ready for school in the fall. Try these ideas to get your kids into reading during their summer vacation.
- Give Busy Middle Schoolers Snippets To ReadMiddle schoolers get very busy with school work, activities, and friends.
- Show Interest in Your Child’s ReadingMiddle schoolers still want their parents’ approval. So one way to get them to read for pleasure is to show your approval of it.
- Middle Schoolers Need To Read at HomeResearch has shown some interesting things about reading.
- Sports Stories Can Motivate Boys To ReadMany middle schoolers would say they prefer sports to reading.
- Read, Then Discuss, Your Child’s BooksWhen your child was younger, you probably read the same books.
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