• Great  Ways to  Improve Reading Skills
    Read aloud to your child. Research has proved that this is the most important thing a parent can do to ensure a child's reading success.
    Have your child read to you.
    Do shared reading. You read a sentence. Your child reads a sentence.
    While in the car have your child read street signs and billboards.
    Obtain a library card for your child and check out a book.
    Create flash cards for your child's particular needs.
    Using magazines, go on a phonics-picture hunt looking for pictures of things that begin with specific activities.
    Encourage your child to write stories on a typewriter or computer.
    Write notes to your child.
    Have your child write letters and thank-you notes to friends and relatives.
    ** ideas taken from  Parent Magazine.