Educational Resources for Parents and Guardians

 "Reading is to the mind what exercise is to the body"- Richard Steele

Reading Games:

JR. Find CVC words (for K-2)

Boggle - (grade 2 and up)

Zingo

Bananagrams

Quiddler

Upwords

Sight Word Activities:

  • Word hunt- put sight words on paper plates and child hops to the one you call out

  • Go fish- make two sets of sight word cares using the Dolch or Fry Sight word list

  • Tic-Tac-toe  - make a board with a few sight words and place Xs and Os on board or use colored chips.

Additional Fluency Activities:

  • Read aloud fluency strips

  • Read aloud Reader Theater Scripts

  • Read  aloud poems

Educational Articles/Books:

Apps for Winter Reading

https://www.edutopia.org/blog/apps-for-winter-reading-monica-burns

What are Sight Words and Why are they Important?

https://www.speechbuddy.com/blog/language-development/what-are-sight-words/

Why Read 20 minutes a day?

https://www.k12reader.com/why-read-20-minutes-a-day/

Educational Websites:

Dolch sight word lists:

https://mrsperkins.com/dolch.html

Book List By Age- Scholastic

 

https://www.scholastic.com/parents/books-and-reading/books-and-reading-guides/recommended-childrens-books-by-age.html

Picture Books Read to students:

www.storylineonline.net

Educational Information on Reading:

Reading Rockets

https://www.readingrockets.org/

 

Florida Center for Reading Research

http://www.fcrr.org

Math Support:

Khan Academy

https://www.khanacademy.org/

MathAntics

https://mathantics.com/

The Connection Between Decoding and Comprehension by Petra Obley

Math Fact Fluency Tips for Parents by Lisa Freedman

Sight Word Activities