Most parents know that a good reader is nearly always a high-achieving student. This book and CD-ROM combinationa follow-up to Barron’s 101 Words Your Child Will Read by the End of Grade 1advises parents on the many ways they can help their second grader improve his or her reading fluency. Transforming reading into an enjoyable activity is fundamental to helping a child progress. This book focuses mainly on frequently used sight wordsthat is, words not easily decoded by looking at the way they are spelled, but words that are very often learned in context with other more familiar words. Beginning readers will see them in phrases and sentences they can comprehend. Kids will enjoy progressing through this book’s pages, moving from one fun game and activity to another as their reading confidence grows. The author also offers detailed advice to parents on what they can do to focus their child’s efforts toward developing reading skills. The accompanying CD-ROM provides more games and activities, using each of the word groups presented in the book. The words appear in the context of a story, and are reinforced through a series of fun activities that include word finds, fill-in-the-blanks, and story sequencing.
|Publisher:||Barron's Educational Series, Incorporated|
|Product dimensions:||8.40(w) x 10.70(h) x 0.60(d)|
|Age Range:||6 - 8 Years|
About the Author
Lizabeth L. Ludewig, Ed.M., has more than 25 years' experience teaching grades K through 5. She currently conducts education workshops and works with teachers as an education consultant. She lives in Plano, Texas.