How can Retelling and Summarizing the Story Help Grandchildren Read? There are so many ways grandparents can help their grandkids improve their reading skills. One way is to ask your grandchild to retell or summarize what they have just read.
How can predicting the story help your grandchild to learn to read? To predict what is going to happen next is to take an educated guess. Not so much a stab in the dark, but more so to predict what
Jack and the Beanstalk – A history in language As grandparents you will all be aware of the story, Jack and the Beanstalk. It is a timeless story which has been adapted into hundreds of books, movies and television programs.
Here are six great children’s writers and their birthdays. Pop the dates in your calendar and mark the day with a special book sharing, reading event. Here is a list of things you might like to do – Fun Book
As a grandparent you are always worried about your grandchildren, especially when it comes to developing a love of reading. You want your grandchildren to love books, and enjoy reading as much as you do. You know how important it
Help build your grandkids vocabulary by using colors One of the goals of Astro’s Adventures Book Club is to offer you games which you can easily play with your grandchildren. There are so many things your grandchildren while he or
With extensive research and understanding about how the brain works, scientists know more about the human brain than ever before. This has allowed teachers and parents to come to a greater understanding about why some children do better in school
We all loved tongue twisters growing up. As soon as you learned a new one, you rushed to school and shared it with your friends, hoping to trip them up. A tongue twister is a very short passage where sounds
It has been said before but it’s still true – a book can change one’s life. Do you think this is true? If so, why? There are many books available which you can share with your grandchildren. They cover a
Many people believe that for a child to learn how to read properly, they must be reading a book. This is not the case. Audio books are a great tool that can help your grandchild learn to read in several
Your heart will swell with pride when your grandchild rushes in and tells you they have graduated to chapter books. No longer will they be reading picture books or short stories. This step up is a significant progress which should
In earlier posts we have looked at various methods you can employ to help your grandkids read better. These ‘word attack’ skills are used in classrooms all over the world, and understanding them is crucial in becoming a good reader.