These Reading Rockets Family Guides are FREE through the Colorin Colorado website and shared though this TPT store. Rights and credits are given to appropriate sources. All of these Reading Rockets Family Guides are colorfully designed. All Reading Rockets Family Guides are 8 pages in length (8.5”x 11”) and in PDF format to ensure proper printing. They are intended to be shared in the school community – especially with parents to help their children read, which starts at home, and turn them into successful readers.
“This Family Guide was developed as a companion to the Reading Rockets literacy project. Reading Rockets includes videos, print guides, and our comprehensive Web sites — www.ReadingRockets.org and www.pbs.org/launchingreaders — which offer detailed information about teaching reading and helping children who fall behind. Please visit us on the Web and let us know what you think. Reading Rockets is a service of WETA, Washington, D.C.'s flagship public television station. Funding is provided by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs. This guide was created by WETA, which is solely responsible for its content. These Reading Rockets Family Guides include tips for helping children get the most out of reading as well as pointers on working with schools and teachers, ideas for using the public library, and more.” ~Reading Rockets Family Guide / Colorin Colorado
Available in the following languages / stages of development:
SPANISH - Reading Rockets Family Guide / Letter For Parents in Spanish
HMONG - Reading Rockets Family Guide / Letter For Parents in Hmong
SOMALI - Reading Rockets Family Guide / Letter For Parents in Somali
“Colorín Colorado is a national multimedia project that offers a wealth of bilingual, research-based information, activities, and advice for educators and families of English language learners (ELLs). Colorín Colorado is an educational service of WETA, the flagship public broadcasting station in the nation's capital, and receives major funding from the American Federation of Teachers and National Education Association.” ~ http://www.colorincolorado.org/