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3 Things You Can Do to Improve Your Child’s Reading

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Part 1 of this blog post covered two topics that relate to help early readers – Book Knowledge and “Reading the Pictures” and Vocabulary. Below are two more topics important to early reading instruction.

In this article, you’ll discover things you can help your child with to reinforce what they are learning at school.


 Another skill children work on during early reading instruction is pointing to each word as they read. Pointing, or one-to-one correspondence, helps beginning readers make text-to-word connections. This also helps children with directionality, visual tracking, and keeping their place while reading.

Have your child point to the words as they read. If they struggle with this skill, have them slow down as they read. You can also point along and gradually let them point independently.

**Fun Tip to Encourage Reading**

Children like to use “pointers” when practicing this skill. You can buy pointers or make your own.

Here are four ideas to have fun using the pointing skill:

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I am a Kindergarten Teacher

We would like to thank and honor all of the hardworking kindergarten teachers around the globe. Thank you for impacting the lives of so many people.  We truly appreciate everything that you do.

Thank you from cfbkinder.com

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I am a kindergarten teacher.

I am the one who greets your children with love each day at school.

I am the one who guides you and your child, step-by-step, during the most developmental stage of their life.

My impact will be forever remembered.

I make readers. I make mathematicians. I develop learners. I create doctors. I create lawyers.

I build the future.

I care so much for your child that I think about them all of the time. I will remember their faces forever. I care so much that when I get home, I’m constantly developing new ways to shape your child’s future, and their success.

I am a kindergarten teacher.

I am strong.

I am the home away from home where love runs deep. I am the guide that will start your child down the path to success. I am the giver of high achievement in your child’s life.

I am a kindergarten teacher.

And I am proud.

I also know that when your child leaves my class at the end of the year, I will make a lasting impact on their life.

I don’t ask to be appreciated in any great way. I just want to do my job. To be the best I can be. But just know how deeply I care for your child.

I am proud.

I want to help.

I want to guide your child to great things.

I am a kindergarten teacher.

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