Stony Brook Elementary School
Welcome to the school year!
A Child Becomes a Reader, Proven Ideas from Research For Parents
National Institue for Literacy, The Partnership for Reading
This booklet is a useful guide for parents interested in understanding the world of reading and writing. It includes topics such as phonemic awareness, fluency, and comprehension.
Download at: http://www.edpubs.gov/document/ed001959p.pdf?ck=502
3 The Building Blocks of Reading and Writing
19 First Grade
27 Second and Third Grades
36 Some Helpful Terms to Know
“I think that we’ve learned that early reading is more than just a nice thing to do with kids,” Dr. Hutton said. “It really does have a very important role to play in building brain networks that will serve children long-term as they transition from verbal to reading.”
Read the full article at: http://well.blogs.nytimes.com/2015/08/17/bedtime-stories-for-young-brains/?_r=0