For Parents: here is some information you might find helpful. It is similar to what I do in class to encourage kids to interact with text. Ask if you have questions. What to Do When Your Child Can't Remember What He Reads easy comprehension strategies
Reading At Home - Tips For Parents. This printable includes tips for : - integrating reading in our daily family activities - choosing appropriate books - tips for helping beginning readers - practicing fluency & developing comprehension skills!
Making Words: File folders with sticky notes on the inside that have letters on them, use the sticky notes to make words. Could use velcro tabs an laminated cards for guided reading groups or word work center.
Language arts: fiction/non fiction or authors purpose Use old Scholastic book order forms to sort books: Fiction/Nonfiction or To Entertain/To Inform, etc. What a brilliant idea! Or use to share opinion about a book