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     Learners are encouraged to read and write at home.  Read aloud to your child at first and as they learn, they can read to you.  

Reading at Home

posted Oct 13, 2009, 12:58 AM by Mary Godbout   [ updated Jun 28, 2017, 2:45 PM ]

 Book Club is a great way to make reading part of your daily family life.   Each week you will get a purple bag with reading material and a book club weekly recording sheet.  Your child should spend quality time with a book, newspaper, or magazine.  As you can see, you have many choices when it comes to reading, but I will provide a book each week in case you need new reading material at home.  Quality time includes reading silently, reading orally, or best of all, having someone read aloud to him or her.   After reading, your child should record his/her minutes of time spent reading on the book club page.  Children should return this page and the reading material in the purple bag to school, signed by an adult, at the end of each school week.  I will add new books for the following week.  The children will tally their reading minutes on their individual classroom chart.  This is a fun activity that shares their reading time at home with their classmates.  It also uses mathematical skills to record progress.  Each time your child has read 500 minutes, they will have the opportunity to choose a free book to keep.   Reading with your child is he very best way to convince him/her that reading is a fun and valued family activity.  Happy reading! 

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