Help your Child to ReadBook - 2010
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Helpful advice for instilling a love of reading from an early age
Help Your Child to Read shows you how to develop your child's skills and foster a love of books from an early age. From discovering the benefits of singing and rhyming together to learning letters and later helping the child at school, it gives you all the practical advice you need to confidently help your child, whatever their age and reading ability.
Includes:One, five and ten-minute introductions to key principles to get you started Lots of instant help with common problems and quick tips for success, based on the author's many years of experience Strategies and tips for helping children make progress at school What to read with children to boost their skills Sensible advice for how to limit the negative effect of television and video
Topics includes: Why is it important to learn to read?; Why is learning to read English difficult?; Why should parents help?; Reading to your baby; Reading to your infant; Reading to your toddler (2-3 years); Reading with your pre-school child (3-4 years) ; Starting school (4-5 years); Reading with your 5-7 years; Children with reading difficulties (6-11 years); Children who can read but don't (8-11); The young fluent reader (6-7 years); The older fluent reader (8-11 years)