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This is a general outline of the milestones on the road to reading success. Keep in mind that kids develop at different paces and spend varying amounts of time at each stage. If you have concerns, talk to your child’s doctor, teacher, or the reading specialist at school. Early intervention is key in helping kids who struggle to read.
Parents and teachers can find resources for children as early as pre-kindergarten. Quality childcare centers, pre-kindergarten programs, and homes full of language and book reading can build an environment for reading milestones to happen.
Kids usually begin to:
Kids’ reading skills don’t have to grow cold once school’s out. Here are someÂ ways to make reading a natural part of their summer fun.
From kindergarten through third grade, kids’ ability to read will grow by leaps and bounds. Although teachers provide lots of help, parents continue to play a role in a child’s reading life.
Knowing what’s “normal” and what’s not in speech and language development can help you figure out if you should be concerned or if your child is right on schedule.
For many kids, reading doesn’t come easily. But these simple steps can help them become eager readers.
Regardless of your child’s age or reading level, almost every community has programs and resources that are helpful.
Finding time to read is important to developing literacy skills. And there are many easy and convenient ways to make reading a part of every day.
If you find yourself overwhelmed when choosing a book, check out these 5 simple steps to picking a book you’ll like.
Reading aloud to your baby stimulates developing senses, and builds listening and memory skills that can help your baby grow up to be a reader.
Reading aloud to your preschooler is a great way to encourage learning development and to help prepare your child for independent reading down the line.
Reading to toddlers lays the foundation for their independent reading later on. Here are some tips.
Note: All information is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.
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