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How to Turn Your Child into an Incredible Reader and Speller

How To Teach Your Child to Read and Spell

By Tony FilicettiPublished 4 months ago 4 min read
How to Turn Your Child into an Incredible Reader and Speller
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How to Turn Your Child into an Incredible Reader and Speller

Your child's reading and spelling skills are directly correlated to his or her chances of success in life. The difference between children who read and spell well versus those who struggle can be the difference between receiving a scholarship to the college of your dreams versus ending up in community college, or even worse, not getting into college at all. There's no better time than now to start turning your child into an incredible reader and speller, so you should check out these tips on how to turn your child into an incredible reader and speller!

The importance of reading

Reading is the foundation of a child's education. Being able to read will help your child be more successful in school, in college, and in their careers. Reading will also help them grow intellectually, emotionally, socially, spiritually, physically and culturally. The earlier children learn to read, the better they'll do later on. There are several ways you can turn your child into an incredible reader and speller by encouraging reading from a young age . 1) Read to your children every day. 2) Read books with words that are interesting or difficult for them so that they have the opportunity to sound out those words and figure out what they mean. 3) Teach your kids how to use a dictionary. 4) Have plenty of engaging material available when they are looking for something to read such as magazines, comic books, newspapers and more. 5) Give rewards for good reading behavior like stickers or prizes as well as praise when children finish reading an entire book.

The benefits of spelling

Spelling is a key component of reading comprehension. Children who know how to spell can read with a greater depth of understanding, because they are able to decode the words on their own. If they misspell a word, they will automatically think about how it should be spelled, which helps them understand it better. Spelling also improves children's memory retention. When kids spell words correctly, they have increased success in recognizing those same words when they see them again in the future. Lastly, spelling requires children to use both sides of their brain simultaneously: The left side deals with letter sounds and order while the right side handles visual images of letters. It's a great way for children to work out their brains!

If your child is struggling with reading or spelling, I recommend that you seek tutoring help. By working one-on-one with a tutor who has knowledge of reading, writing, and/or spelling, your child will have a better chance at learning these skills at a faster pace.

Tips for parents

As a parent, you are the most important person in your child's life. And that means it is your responsibility to be supportive of their interests, no matter what they are! If you want your child to learn how to read or spell, then you need to find ways for them to do so. Here are some tips on how you can help turn your child into an incredible reader and speller:

- Read with them every day.

- Encourage them when they have a hard time understanding something. - Listen to them reading out loud, even if they're not doing a good job yet.

- Let them choose books by themselves.

- Make reading fun by reading aloud in funny voices or singing songs while you're reading together.

The importance of practice

Nothing is more important than practice. Practice will increase your child's ability, making it easier for them to read and spell words correctly. The more they practice, the better they will become at reading and spelling - and the more confidence they will have in themselves as readers and spellers. Introducing some of these books can be a good start:

Practice will also help your child develop a solid foundation in phonics, which is key to reading well. These books can help them practice their phonics skills with short sentences, pictures and letters. Reading aloud every day is another way to improve your child's skills in this area.

Another thing you can do to help with early literacy skills is make sure that your home has books everywhere!

Resources for parents

Teach your child how to read at a young age. Learning how to read is one of the most important skills your child will ever learn. It's never too early to start!

Some kids are really good readers when they start school, but many others need help. The best way for parents to help their children learn is by spending 15 minutes a day reading with them or telling them stories from their own childhoods. Kids love hearing about their mom or dad as a kid! Even if you don't have time to read every day, find ways to make it happen. Kids enjoy coloring books, puzzles, and drawing games that teach letters and words. You can also try talking in short sentences instead of long paragraphs so that it doesn't get boring for them; ask questions about what you're reading out loud so that they can answer you; and finish off each Storytime session with a fun song about letters or words.


About the Creator

Tony Filicetti

Hi my name is Anthony and i'm here to produce compelling stories for you as readers. I'am also an online marketer who can drive traffic to your stories and get more views which equals more money. Go here to

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