Reading at Home – A Guide for Parents w/ Tips and Letters Home


Want to support your child’s reading at home?  This all-in-one resources explains the “why” behind the 5 pillars of reading AND provides easy, engaging tips and activities for parents.  With this one resource, you will have everything you need to help your child with reading!


“How do I help my child read?”

This is a must-have science of reading parent resource to support a child’s reading at home! Parents are eager to know how to supper their child’s reading at home and this resource has ALL parents need. Let’s build reading fluency and a trusting relationship with this Reading at Home Parent Guide.

This bundle explains the 5 pillars of reading instruction as supported by the science of reading. It includes:

  • Parent strategies and tips for ALL areas of reading
  • Engaging reading activities for homework, read aloud time, spelling, and sight words
  • Reusable blank templates
  • Reading bookmarks
  • Spelling desk cards
  • Sight Word Phoneme-Grapheme templates and examples
  • Reading Comprehension Roll-and-Talk games
  • Links to FREE video tutorials for parents
  • Editable Parent letters for you to send home with your students
  • An explanation of each pillar of reading in parent-friendly language including:
    • Phonemic awareness
    • Phonics
    • Fluency
    • Vocabulary
    • Reading Comprehension

Suggestions for use:

  • Send home the whole Parent Guide to Reading at Home at the beginning of the school year
  • Send home the whole Parent Guide to Reading at Home at the end of the school year for summer
  • Send home a section at a time with your classroom newsletter (WITH editable parent letters included!)
  • Impress your students’ parents at teacher conferences
  • Highlight your skills with this at Parents’ Night
  • Print out or send home via email

The Parent Guide to Reading at Home is separated to give you flexibility. The possibilities are endless! Your students’ parents will have EVERYTHING they need to support their child at home!!!


Phonemic Awareness Assessment and 1-Minute Drills

Sink That Ship- A Phonics Game

Word Lists for ALL Phonics Skills- Real & Nonsense Words

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Orton Gillingham Mama is a Fellow-in-Training and member of the Orton Gillingham Academy at the Certified Level, a certified Dyslexia Practitioner through the International Dyslexia Association and a certified Academic Language Therapist (CALT) through ALTA.

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