Tap students’ first teacherstheir familiesto boost literacy success. This step-by-step guide helps teachers communicate essential literacy information to parents and provides a simple and effective way to engage them in their children’s literacy development. With options for in-school or at-home reading sessions, this teacher-tested program gives parents the tools they need to be effective literacy coaches at each stage of their child’s reading development. The resource contains:
send-home letters and other ideas for communicating with parents
tips for organizing and managing materials
routines to streamline parent involvement
reading-response options for emergent, early, transitional, and extending readers
tips for working with families of English Language Learners For use with Grades K-3.