Lynn Angelus

Kindergarten Support

Stony Brook Elementary School

elizabethlynnangelus@hvrsd.org 

Welcome to the 2015-2016 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

Contents:

1 Introduction

3 The Building Blocks of Reading and Writing

9 Kindergarten

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