GRADES 3 - 5
Introduction & Overview
In third grade and beyond, children typically become 'instructional readers'. This is a lifelong literacy stage, where we read for information, read a variety of genres, and transition to silent reading to improve our comprehension. At this age, most children transition from early readers to chapter books. Here is a great resource from Scholastic for the language and literacy milestones to expect with students grades three through five.
To see what of these 'tween readers, take a look at the three videos below.
Ideas to Support Your 'Tween Reader
More specifically, the following ideas / strategies are important at home...
Continue to Read Aloud at Home
Make literacy a social event
Build fluency through cell phone videos
Give the gift of reading
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