Reading and writing resourcesRReading and writing resourcesReading and writing resourcesEnglishDevelopmentalPreschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years)NANASupport, services and resourcesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-10-31T04:00:00ZVirginia Frisk, Ph.D., C. Psych000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>There are many resources available to help your child learn to read, including books, workbooks, games and computer programs.</p><p>There are many resources available to help your child learn to read, including books, workbooks, games and computer programs. Some of these resources are global in scope, meaning they encourage children to read and think in general. Other resources are more focused on one aspect of reading such as sound-letter associations or phonetics. Speak with your child's teacher and other professionals to find out what type of reading resources would most benefit your child.</p><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>​Use books, workbooks, games and computer programs to help your child learn reading skills.​</li></ul>

 

 

Reading and writing resources730.000000000000Reading and writing resourcesReading and writing resourcesREnglishDevelopmentalPreschooler (2-4 years);School age child (5-8 years);Pre-teen (9-12 years)NANASupport, services and resourcesCaregivers Adult (19+)NA2009-10-31T04:00:00ZVirginia Frisk, Ph.D., C. Psych000Flat ContentHealth A-Z<p>There are many resources available to help your child learn to read, including books, workbooks, games and computer programs.</p><p>There are many resources available to help your child learn to read, including books, workbooks, games and computer programs. Some of these resources are global in scope, meaning they encourage children to read and think in general. Other resources are more focused on one aspect of reading such as sound-letter associations or phonetics. Speak with your child's teacher and other professionals to find out what type of reading resources would most benefit your child.</p><h2>Key points</h2><ul><li>​Use books, workbooks, games and computer programs to help your child learn reading skills.​</li></ul><p>Resources are available for all skill levels.</p> <h2>Books</h2><h3>Teach Your Child to Read in 100 Easy Lessons</h3><p>by Siegfried Engelmann, Phyllis Haddox, and Elaine Bruner<br>Paperback: 395 pages<br>Publisher: Fireside (1986)<br>ISBN: 0671631985<br>Grades: PreK-3 </p><p>This is an excellent resource for parents to use in the home. It is based on the <em>Reading Mastery</em> series of Direct Instruction reading curricula. Over 30 years of research data support the effectiveness of this approach to reading instruction. </p><h3>Phonics Practice Readers Series</h3><p>by Alvin Granowsky<br>Paperback<br>Publisher: Pearson Education (1987)<br>ISBN: 0813606101<br>Grades: PreK-2</p><h3>The Phonics Handbook</h3><p>by Sue Lloyd<br>Paperback<br>Publisher: Jolly Learning, Essex, UK. (2000)<br>ISBN: 1870946952</p><p>This is the handbook for the Jolly Phonics program. This program teaches sound-letter associations and ties each one to a special movement to help the child remember the association. It also works on early reading skills.</p><h2>Games</h2><h3>A+ Activities for First Grade: Hundreds of Fun and Creative Activities That Will Help Kids Advance in Math, Language, Science, and More </h3><p>by Naomi Singer and Matthew Miller<br>Paperback<br>Publisher: Adams Media Corp. (2000) </p><h3>Boggle Jr. Letters (ages three to six) and Boggle, Parker Brothers.<br>Complete simple phonic workbooks </h3><h3>Primary Phonics</h3><p>Publisher: Educators Publishing Service, Cambridge, MA.<br><a href="http://www.epsbooks.com/" target="_blank">www.epsbooks.com</a></p><h3>More Primary Phonics Workbook M1</h3><p>by Barbara W. Makar, and Anslie G. Philpot<br>Paperback<br>Publisher: Educators Publishing Service, Cambridge, MA. (2004)<br>ISBN: 083881591X<br>Grades: K-2 </p><h3>Publisher: Explode the Code Book</h3><p>by Nancy Hall<br>Paperback<br>Publisher: Educators Publishing Service, Cambridge, MA. (1984)<br>ISBN: 0838814603</p><h3>Handprints Book A</h3><p>by Ann Staman<br>Format: Paperback<br>Publisher: Educators Publishing Service, Cambridge, MA. (2000)<br>ISBN: 0838824501<br><span>Grades: PreK-1<br></span>Phonic Readers</p><h3>Bob Books</h3><p>by Bobby Lynn Maslen and John R. Maslen<br>Paperback: 14 pages<br>Publisher: Scholastic, New York, NY (2000)<br>ISBN: 0439145449</p><h3>Primary Phonics Readers</h3><p>by Barbara W. Makar, and Anslie G. Philpot<br>Paperback<br>Publisher: Educators Publishing Service, Cambridge, MA. (2004)<br>ISBN: 083881591X<br>Subject: Phonics<br>Grades: K-2</p><h2>Dictionaries</h2><h3>Scholastic Dictionary of Spelling</h3><p>by Marvin Terban<br>Paperback: 223 pages<br>Publisher: Scholastic, New York, NY. (2000)<br>ISBN: 0439144965<br>Subject: Spelling/Vocabulary</p><h3>Spelling Dictionary for Beginning Writers (Grades four to eight)</h3><p>by Gregory Hurray<br>51 pages<br>Publisher: Educators Publishing Service, Cambridge, MA. (1987)<br>ISBN: 0838820565<br>Subject: English/Writing<br>Grades: K-2</p><h2>More good resources</h2><h3>Reading Comprehension Programs from Educators Publishing Service</h3><p>Beyond the Code: Kindergarten - Grade 2</p><p>Thinking About Mac and Tab: Kindergarten - Grade 2</p><p>Starting Comprehension: Phonetically or Visually: Pre - Grade 2</p><p>Right Into Reading : Grades 1+ </p><p>Early Reading Comprehension in Varied Subject Matter: Gr. 2 - 4</p><p>The Reasoning and Reading Series</p><h3>Kindergarten Computer games for reading and writing readiness</h3><p> <em>The Reader Rabbit</em> series from The Learning Company </p><p> <em>Elmo’s Pre-School</em> from Creative Wonders </p><h3>Computer games that teach letter recognition</h3><p>Elmo’s Preschool published by Creative Wonders</p><p>Reader Rabbit series published by The Learning Company</p><h2>Spelling</h2><h3>Spelling Smart!</h3><p>by Cynthia M. Stowe<br>Paperback: 432 pages<br>Publisher: Jossey-Bass (2002)<br>ISBN: 0130449784<br>Subject: Spelling/Vocabulary<br>Grades: 4-Adult</p><h3>The Spell of Words and Spellbound</h3><p>Publisher: Educators Publishing Service</p><img alt="" src="https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/reading_writing_resources.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" />https://assets.aboutkidshealth.ca/AKHAssets/reading_writing_resources.jpgReading and writing resources

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