MCE Literacy

Reading Interventions

Things you can work on at home:

  • Make an extra set of cards and play memory
  • Hang up two fry words and race your child across the room to read the fry word in "your lane"
  • Go on a Fry Word Scavenger Hunt by hiding the flashcards around the house.
  • Play Fry Word War - each player turns over a sight word and whoever reads the fry word first wins both cards.
  • Make a Bingo board with the fry words. Play Bingo
  • Create a word search puzzle on
  • Make an extra set of cards and play Go Fish.
  • Make a Tix Tac Toe board with the fry words. Play Tic Tac Toe.
  • Flashlight words - tape the words up on the ceiling and turn off the lights. Use the flashlight to read the words.
  • Make the words using play-dough

Reading At Home:

Explore Books! Give your child opportunities to use sites like EPIC, BookFlix, Storyline online, etc These sites give your child a chance to find books that interest them.

Read, Read, Read!

Make sure to read for at least 20 minutes per day. Children can read independently, aloud to an adult, or back and forth with a partner

Ask Questions!

  • predictions
  • Characters
  • Main Idea
  • Problem/Solution
  • Moral
  • Retell Story
  • Genre

Pick Good Fit Books!

A book that is a good match for your child should meet the following requirements:

  1. Purpose for reading
  2. Interest
  3. Can they understand what they are reading? Can they retell the story?
  4. Do they know most of the words?

Copy of 2020 Parents' Guide to Google Classroom (1).pdf