Families and Rea..

Talking to Parents About Reading By 3rd

Share this video of D. Watkins, writer from Baltimore, discussing why reading is important to him and the city of Baltimore.

Use this video created by the National Campaign for Grade Level Reading to talk with families about the reading gap that occurs between low income students and their more affluent peers, how we can close it and why it’s so important for children to be reading by 3rd grade.

Also, share tips from other parents about how they teach their children to read, which can be found here.