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Teaching Reading in Home School

Helping Your Child Learn to Read
Learning to read is an exciting time for children and their families. For many parents, helping their child learning to read establishes a pattern for their involvement in their child’s academic education.

PBS – Taking a Reading on Children’s Reading
By Drew B. Saunders, PBS. PBS, in addition to creating great on-air programs like Sesame Street and Reading Rainbow to help young readers flourish, also has free online resources for parents and teachers all about guiding students as they learn to read and write.

Children can’t read? Links to help parents teach reading.

Teaching and Relating to Your Child’s Learning Style
How to teach anyone to read once you have identified their learning style. By Lorraine Peoples, author of You Can Teach Someone to Read.

Books…What Are You Gonna Do?
Mrs. G’s mom took Mrs. G. to get her library card pretty much when she was old enough to walk. And Mrs. G’s mom sort of left it that…and went off to read her own books. Mrs. G. was free to work her way through the best and the worst of it.

Getting Beyond the Lord of the Rings
How to parlay an obsession with the Lord of the Rings into an interest in English literature. The reality and the familiarity of the stories comes from the fact that they speak to universal themes which we all know, even if few of us could articulate them to ourselves. By Martin Cothran.

Heart of Reading
This is a christian-based parent group designed to provide support for homeschooling families as they move through the process of teaching a child/children who struggle with various aspects of reading.

How Our Daughters Helped Plan Their Education
When we realized Amanda was reading, Amanda realized her frustration at not being able to read more complex books didn’t have to be just the way the world works for four-year-olds. Her adults would help, immediately. She was delighted.

Introduction to Reading Theory
This 30-minute streaming e-seminar presented by Dr. Richard McCallum covers the basics of how children and adults learn to read and the variables that affect their learning processes.

Learning to Read In Our Own Way
What if learning to read does not have to follow the book? What if it does not have to happen ‘on time’ by age 5, 6, 7, 8, 9 or beyond? What if learning to read does not have to look like a series of steps from one level to another?

Reading 101: What You Should Know
Teachers who know the art and science of teaching reading, though, are able to provide skillful, effective reading instruction, and can help students who need it overcome obstacles to becoming readers.

Reading Coach Online
A great resource for parents and others that are interested in learning how to teach kids to read so they can read to learn!

The Reading Treehouse
Come into The Reading Treehouse, and experience reading in action. You will find encouragement, useful information and free materials inside.

Homeschool Literature Books by Grade
Homeschool Literature Read Alouds Books by homeschoolers or about homeschoolers that are perfect for reading aloud.

Ten Myths About Learning to Read
There are many beliefs and a great deal of dogma associated with reading acquisition, and people are often reluctant to let go of their beliefs despite contradictory research evidence. Here are 10 of the most popular and most potentially pernicious myths that influence reading education. By Michael Pressley, from his book Reading Instruction That Works.

More Reading Resources on A2Z

English Literature for Teenagers
Hands On Reading Activities Vendors
How Natural Reading Happens
Language Arts Books
Pre-Readers – Teaching Reading to Little Kids
Reading Basics For Kids
Reading Instruction Materials – Literature Based Language Arts
Reading Level Assessment Tests
Reading Lists – Great Books for Children – Page 1 and Page 2
Teaching Reading in Home School


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