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Keywords

Home and school; Reading (Primary)--Parent participation;

Abstract

This is a Family Literacy Program set up for second grade students and their families. The project includes thirty-six books and activities for the students to take home every Friday of the school year. The activities include both the student and the adults in the home. The picture books are both narrative and expository and written in a variety of genres. The book reviews are included for each book to show their quality. The adults are given support from the school through newsletters, a web page, family nights, and an initial home visit. The adults are encouraged to become part of the classroom by sharing a book with the class or by volunteering to listen to students read.

The goal of the program is to get families reading and spending time together. This family time will help the child increase his or her learning.

Year of Submission

2001

Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education

Department

Department of Curriculum and Instruction

First Advisor

Deborah L. Tidwell

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Date Original

2001

Object Description

1 PDF file (iii, 63 pages)

Language

EN

File Format

application/pdf

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