Mrs. LeBlanc's Reading Page

Interventionist: Grades 3-5

Welcome!

Thank you for visiting my webpage for family literacy. My goal is to provide visitors with resources that students and parents can use to support reading skills at home. I hope you find the information and links on this page helpful and fun!
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How do we become better readers?

READ, READ, READ!

Three Focus Areas of Reading:

The following Anchor Charts are posted in our classroom. Students and teachers often refer to these charts as reminders of what skills are important to remember as we read.

Get a Library Card!

One way to promote reading at home is to visit the public library. Having a library card enables families to choose from a variety of books to read, as well as have access to other resources.

Use this link to the Leicester Public Library to find information on what they have to offer.
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Book Lists!

With so many options, choosing a book to read can be overwhelming. It is important that students choose a book that is just the right fit for their reading level.

To help you find the right book, follow these recommendations:

-find a book that is interesting

-make sure you know most of the words (2-3 new words is okay!)

-you understand what the topic is about

-you can retell/summarize what you have read so far

-you love it!


The following website offers a list of books, organized by grade level (K-5): readingtokids.org


Use this book wizard to get helpful information about a book's grade level, guided reading level, DRA, or Lexile measure: scholastic.com/bookwizard

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The U.S. Department of Education

Parent's Page


40 Ways to Help Kids Learn More! A month-by-month guide filled with the advice, tools, and online resources you'll need to help your children have a school year packed with fun and learning.


"As parents, the most important thing we can do is read to our children early and often. ... When children learn to love books, they learn to love learning."
—Laura Bush

National Center for Families Learning (NCFL)

NCFL is a great resource for family learning and literacy. Check out their site for a variety of tools, tips, and other information. One of the awesome resources NCFL provides is a calendar with 30 days worth of activities, as part of National Family Literacy Month: click here for '30 days of families learning together'.

Reading Rockets

"Reading Rockets is a national multimedia literacy initiative offering information and resources on how young kids learn to read, why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help."
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