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Tips for Reading with Your Child

  • Do it every day and pick a regular time. By doing so, you demonstrate that reading is important.
  • Read the book before you read it aloud. Reading aloud is performing. You will do a better job if you are familiar with the book.
  • Read books you like. If you like a book, the odds are your child will also. Start by reading books you enjoyed as a child.
  • Read articles from magazines, newspapers, and other materials aloud.
  • Read for information and for fun!