ABCs of Reading

A B C's of Reading for Parents

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Ask your child about their school day

Begin each day with a good breakfast

Congratulate your child for doing well

Discuss homework with your child

Encourage your child to R  EA D

Find a quiet place for your child to study

Give your child responsibility

Hug your child to build self esteem

Include your child in family decisions

Join the library with your child

Keep your child on a schedule

Limit TV viewing by selecting programs with your child

M ake the time you spend with your child special

Notice and discuss changes in your child's behavior

Offer to help your child organize school materials

Provide your child with good role models

Question the activities your child shares with friends

Respect your child's right to have different opinions from yours

Share an interst or hobby with your child

Take time to listen to your child

Urge your child to read

V isit places of interest with your child

Work with your child to set up rules of behavior

Xerox and save records and papers that benefit your child

Yield results by encouraging your child to do their best

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