National Institute for Literacy

The Partnership for Reading

The Partnership for Reading offers information about the effective teaching of reading for children, adolescents, and adults, based on the evidence from quality research. The Partnership invites you to explore this site for information on the research, principles about reading instruction suggested by the research, and products for parents, teachers, administrators, and policy-makers.

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The Shining Stars Series - Kindergarten, First, and Second Graders Learn to ReadThe Shining Stars Series
Kindergarten, First, and Second & Third Graders Learn to Read

For Kindergarten, First, and Second & Third Graders: Parents are their child's first and most important teacher. Each booklet in this series includes activities to help build a child's reading skills and tells a Parent's Story of how a mom or dad helps a child learn to read. The Shining Stars series includes a booklet for Kindergartners, a booklet for First Graders, and a booklet for Second & Third Graders.

Big Dreams - A Family Book About ReadingBig Dreams - A Family Book About Reading
This family booklet about reading is aimed at parents of children in Preschool through 3rd Grade. The simple text provides ideas for parents of all literacy skill levels to read with their children and find lessons for reading in everyday activities.

Dad's Playbook: Coaching Kids to Read Dad's Playbook: Coaching Kids to Read
By taking the time to read to and with their children, fathers can play an important role in helping children learn to read. Dad's Playbook tells the stories of 20 dads from different walks of life who are giving their kids the best shot at a bright future by helping them learn to read. This publication also teaches dads about the five skills children need to be readers by third grade and helps dads incorporate reading into everyday activities.

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