READING HOMEWORK TIPS FOR PARENTS
✪ Have your child read aloud to you every night.
✪ Choose a quiet place, free from distractions, for your child to do his nightly
✪ As your child reads, point out spelling and sound patterns such as cat, pat,
✪ When your child reads aloud to you and makes a mistake, point out the
words she has missed and help her to read the word correctly.
✪ 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.
✪ Ask your child to tell you in her own words what happened in a story.
✪ To check your child‘s understanding of what he is reading, occasionally
pause and ask your child questions about the characters and events in the
✪ Ask your child why she thinks a character acted in a certain way and ask
your child to support her answer with information from the story.
✪ Before getting to the end of a story, ask your child what he thinks will
happen next and why.
(adopted from www.ed.gov)