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Help your child learn to read and write with practical ideas and expert-approved strategies.

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Family Reading
This toolkit helps parents and families take part in literacy experiences at home to develop children’s reading and language skills.
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Beginning Reading

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Helping your child with speech sounds supports early reading success.

Parents & Families
Beginning Reading


A place that encourages reading and writing, such as listening to stories read aloud, reading together, and talking about ideas.

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Just Read, Florida!

Not sure what questions to ask your child's elementary teacher about your child's reading development? Check out this document for help.

Topic: Advocacy

Great Schools

A first grader demonstrates that he understands what he has read. Watch as he tells what he learned from his book, and how he connects what he has read to what he already knows.

Topic: Comprehension

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Resource Repository

Recommended websites, downloads, and videos from reliable sources.

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Improving Literacy Briefs

Research summaries and infographics written by our experts.

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State of Dyslexia

Dyslexia legislation in the United States of America.

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Our experts answer your literacy-related questions.

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Implementation Toolkits

Practical help for implementing recommended literacy practices.

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Literacy Skill Checklist

Personalized resources aligned with literacy skills for beginning readers.

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Learning Literacy Glossary

Key literacy terms with definitions.

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