Asked • 04/03/20

What EXACT materials can I use to teach my early reader at home?

These materials are designed for early readers up to “chapter book readers.” Because students learn to read on different timelines, please avoid using grades or age levels as ways to identify the best materials. Materials should be chosen based on functioning level - What skills has my reader mastered and not mastered?

KahlaMcIntyre V.

Let me respond by asking, what kind of a reader is your child? Are they reading books with simple words (cat, dog, etc)? Or are you still reviewing letters? If you are still teaching letters, has a lot of free resources and there are a lot of letter recognition workbooks online (I would recommend any Sylvan or Brainquest materials). If your child is reading early-stage books with simple words, BOB books are great resources to start because they're specifically written with emergent readers in mind. Here's a link to some Bob books:|PLA|TopSeries//89039636864//DedicatedHeadline/&k_clickid=9cf87564-8ad3-4444-97c2-772fd36396be&gclid=CjwKCAjwvZv0BRA8EiwAD9T2VR5N0Q5mq6PE8dguG1sANLAmFxH8L_FFVBcsk3HddA7Bgtw-qp798hoCUPIQAvD_BwE_. If they are reading books with a little more oomph, check out Epic books online! It's free for parents and teachers right now, and has a TON of books for PreK-8. Link for Epic: If you have any other questions at all, please feel free to ask! I'm a 2nd grade classroom aide and pursuing my master's in education, so I love talking about teaching/learning materials :)


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Justice R. answered • 04/28/20

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