Parent Resources

Frequently Used Words

The link below will give you a list of the 1200 most frequent words in English. Practicing this list with your child will help improve his/her fluency and this will help with reading comprehension.

1200 Most Frequent Words

California Department of Education’s Searchable Book List

http://www.cde.ca.gov/ci/rl/ll/ap/litsearch.asp

International Reading Association Parent Resources

http://reading.org/informationfor/Parents.aspx

Books about Reading Aloud to Children

Reading Magic by Mem Fox
The Read-Aloud Handbook by Jim Trelease
What Really Matters for Struggling Readers by R. Allington

Read America

Mrs. Medders shared this with parents at the December 2007 ACRA Parent University.

Audiotape. 42 Sounds

Phone 800-READ-TO-U