Research shows that more reading leads to higher brain function, empathy and could fight Alzheimer's disease. Check out this article that discusses 8 different scientifically supported reasons to read more!
The following link offers writing strategies to help foster and support writing at home. These quick techniques are easy to do at home and allow conversations to take place about what students are writing about.
The following link will bring you to open-ended questions for fiction and non-fiction texts. Open-ended questions are a great way to talk to your child about what they are reading. Open-ended questions allow students to think critically about what they are reading as well as builds comprehension.