Great Reading Websites
in Beginning Reading
Browse the following websites for some great reading tips. These websites align with the National Reading Panel's recommendations of the critical components of reading-phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension.
Phonemic Awareness and Phonic:
This is a great web site for both phonemic awareness and phonics. The songs are sweet and the stories are short.
Check out the bottom of this page for short fluency phrases. They are very much like the Great Leaps phrases your child uses at school.
Scholastic has mini books that allow you and your child to practice fluency together in a fun way.
This site has great scripts that are free. You can use it for readers theater home performances.
Vocabulary:http://www.vocabulary.com This site supports all types of vocabulary instruction.http://www.sightwords.com This sight has wonderful ways to practice sight words. Consider checking out the "Games" tab to make learning sight words more fun.
www.acs.ucalgary.ca/~dkbrown This site provides lists of award winning children's books and suggestions for increasing reading comprehension.