Teaching Your Child to Read: A Parent's Guide to Encouraging a Love of Reading (Paperback)
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Is your young child often disinterested in the books you bring home for them? Do you wish they would develop a love for reading that they could take into middle school and beyond?
Some children love reading, requesting the same books over and over again and giggling with delight each time, while others simply despise sitting down for story time. What makes the difference in these two types of children? No child is born knowing how to read, so where does their interest come from? How do you encourage it?
Like eating and drinking, reading is a daily necessity for every child. Parents should consciously guide and conform to their children’s interest in reading with appropriate reading materials whenever possible. Books should take priority over watching television and playing video games. Professional and systematic training can help children start to love reading, maintain good reading habits, and improve their reading ability.
Teaching Your Child to Read is a guide book for parents looking to get their children, ages 3 to 6, interested in reading. It explains how to help children cultivate reading ability step by step, as well as answers the questions of Why should I? and How do I? when it comes to specific exercises.
Tools parents will learn to use in their efforts include:
- interval questioning
- object comparing
- emotional contrasting
- plot mapping
- and more!
About the Author
Jessica Wang is the founder of the popular social media account Senior J and Junior D, which has more than one million fans. She is a pioneer of family education and author of the parent-child bestseller Senior J’s Early Childhood Education Trilogy. Combining the lessons she learned while studying cognitive science and brain science in New York with her own experience as a parent, she now introduces these ideas and methods to all the parents.
Lu Jun is a “China Good Editor” award winner, father of two children, and former vice president of CITIC Press Group. He is the cofounder and CEO of the online education company Voice of the Future.
“Combining a cutting-edge scientific system with sensible parental advice, Teaching Your Child to Read is a timely and invigorating guide for parents and educators alike, offering not only a wealth of fresh information but the very blueprint on which twenty-first century reading education should be based on.” —Diego Jourdan Pereira, author of The Giant Sight Word Workbook