Graduate Project Title
A Parent Handbook of Reading and Writing Activities for Continued Literacy Development in the Home
Date of Degree Completion
Master of Education (MEd)
Second Committee Member
Nancy E. Jurenka
Third Committee Member
Andrea C. Sledge
This project provides a handbook of reading and writing activities and strategies for parents of first grade students to use with their children in the home environment. Included is a review of research which: (1) discusses the importance of reading aloud to children at home and school, (2) examines how a child's early literacy experiences in the home affect overall reading achievement, (3) explains ways to increase communication between parents and teachers regarding a child's literacy development, and (4) describes activities to connect school and home literacy experiences.
Bangs, Lisa Annette, "A Parent Handbook of Reading and Writing Activities for Continued Literacy Development in the Home" (2006). All Graduate Projects. 891.
Curriculum and Instruction Commons, Elementary Education Commons, Language and Literacy Education Commons