Reading Tip #12: Find or pick books about relatable topics for your kids; i.e. we were going to the beach this summer, so we checked out several books about going to the beach and animal life found at the beach.
Reading Tip 11:
Read nonfiction books with your child that address their interests AND help them make real life connections.
*(Text-world connections are what they're called.)
1. The Little Old Lady Who Wasn't Afraid of Anything
by: Linda Williams (*see my Instagram post for more details on this cute book that has long been a favorite of mine!)
2. Room on the Broom
by: Julia Donaldson
3. How Many Pumpkin Seeds?
by: Margaret McNamera
by: Cynthia Rylant
5. Five Little Pumpkins
by: Dan Yaccarino
Reading Tip #10: Use your finger, or another prop (like a finger flashlight) to point out words as you read.
I'm Katie Storey. I'm a former elementary school teacher (4th grade was the grade I primarily taught) & I love reading!