Dresden's Monthly Literacy Tips
A question teachers are often asked over and over again is, “When we go to the library, how do I know what book my daughter/son should pick out?” We suggest that parents can have their children use the five finger rule.
5 Finger Rule
Be sure to still allow your child to choose books that match their likes and interest. If the books are considered "too hard", this is a perfect opportunity for you to read to your child for their enjoyment. Children can listen and comprehend text at a much higher level than they can read.
Click on the pictures below for this month's engaging literacy websites!
Starfall is a children's website that teaches basic reading and writing skills using educational games, movies, books, songs and more!
Sheppard Software is an excellent website featuring hundreds of fun educational games and activities in the areas of literacy, math, geography and more!