Reading Confidence Booster Workbook
Reading at Home is Important!
“My child’s teacher says they are not reading books in their grade level yet. I am worried.”
“My child does not like to read with me.”
“How do I help my child read higher level books?”
The Two Time Reader” strategy makes it easier to help your child read.
Use this PDF and a book at their reading level or one above. Consequently, your child’s reading level will increase.
Recognize what words your child struggles with. List these words, and in addition, revisit them a few times to increase fluency.
Create the routine of reading a book twice as the norm in your household.
Check your child’s comprehension by asking appropriate questions.
Directions Infographic: Print this or save it on your phone because you will need quick access to it.
Two Time Reader PDF: Form habits with repetition. Use this form until you feel you and your child can create the strategy on your own. (Ten blank Worksheets are included.)Remember, each time you and your child read a new book you will need to fill out a new form. As a result, you will build a repertoire of new words and new book guides.
Routines and strategies create habits. Frustration is less likely when your child builds habits. Each Parent Focus strategies create a routine for you and your child to use at home together.
Benefits of Parent Focus strategies:
You will see exactly where your child needs help. Therefore, you will only need to be there when they are at that point.
You will free up time from sitting with your child until homework is done. As a result, you will be able to work on other responsibilities or focus on your own interests.