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Title: Kindergarten Teacher's Guide to Supporting Family Involvement in Foundational Reading Skills
Description: This Kindergarten Teacher's Guide provides information for kindergarten teachers on how to support families as they practice foundational reading skills at home. It serves as a companion to the What Works Clearinghouse (WWC) Foundational Skills to Support Reading for Understanding in Kindergarten Through 3rd Grade. Both guides present four research-based recommendations and how-to steps: the WWC guide is for teaching children at school, and this guide is to help teachers support families in practicing foundational reading skills at home.
br/> The information in this Kindergarten Teacherís Guide is designed to assist teachers in supporting out-of-school literacy activities that are aligned to classroom instruction, informed by student need, grounded in evidence-based practices, and facilitated by ongoing parent-teacher communication. The Teacherís Guide provides a framework for literacy support activities presented during schoolsí family literacy nights and parent-teacher conferences.
Online Availability:
Cover Date: January 2020
Web Release: January 6, 2020
Print Release:
Publication #: REL 2020016
General Ordering Information
Center/Program: REL
Associated Centers: NCEE, WWC
Type of Product: Tools
Questions: For questions about the content of this Tools, please contact:
Amy Johnson.