Reading at Home
Raising a Reader
#1 Tip: Surround your child with reading and thinking everyday.
#2 Tip: Use the environment around you. Read traffic signs, store signs, signs at the grocery store, etc.
#3 Tip: Visit the library and allow your child to select books and magazines about topics that interest him/her.
#4 Tip: Read aloud each day- Read from books, magazines, newspapers, blogs, etc.
#5 Tip: When reading, use the Cue Cards listed below to ask questions about the reading.
Additional Resources for Families
Lexile- Is a measurement of a student's reading comprehension level.
The School City of Hobart uses Lexiles from kindergarten through middle school.
Reading Levels Used at the Elementary Level:
Reading Programs Used within the School City of Hobart
Turn OFF the TV and Get Involved - Free Resources
-Free Parent Resources from Scholastic.com The site contains many resources!
For example, printable pages to go along with children's books, free reading tips for parents, and book -Go to the Indiana Dunes National Lake Shore to read and learn about the our local environment. Events for Kids
suggestions for all ages.
- Local libraries and book stores offer FREE events for families and adults.