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Reading Homework Tips
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Reading Homework
Tips For Parents

Read to your child every day if possible, even if the child is capable of reading independently. Independent reading does should not replace reading out loud. Have your child read aloud to you every night, too
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Make a place for reading together cozy and inviting.
Choose a quiet place, free from distractions, for your child to do his nightly assignments
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 As your child reads, point out spelling and sound patterns such as cat, pat, hat
if you notice them
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When your child reads aloud to you and makes a mistake, wait until he/she has read to the end of the sentence and ask if the passage makes sense.
Then, point out the misread word and help her/him read the word correctly
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After your child has stopped to correct a word he has read, have him go back and reread the entire sentence from the beginning to make sure he understands what the sentence is saying
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Ask your child to tell in her own words what happened in a story, using
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To check your child's understanding of what he/she is reading, occasionally pause and ask your child questions about the characters and events in the story
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Ask your child WHY he/she thinks a character acted a certain way and ask your child to support her answer with information from the story
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Before getting to the end of a story, ask your child what he thinks will happen next and why
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Your child will become a better reader if he/she regulary sees you and other family members reading and enjoying books

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