Updated: Jun 13
After reading the story, the child can answer the questions by writing in the designated space or by verbally communicating their answers to their tutor or parent. This story is written at a third grade level and is also appropriate for ESL students.
Story: Finding Confidence on the Court
Summary: A young student describes their experience joining a basketball team, initially feeling intimidated but gaining confidence with the help of their coach and ultimately succeeding with their team.
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How Can Parents Help Their Children with Reading Skills
Reading is an essential skill that plays a crucial role in a child's academic success and personal development. As a parent, you can help your child develop a love for reading and improve their reading skills by providing them with engaging and age-appropriate materials to read.
One excellent resource for parents is my collection of free fiction stories that are available for download. These stories are written at a reading level suitable for children and cover a wide range of topics and themes that are sure to capture your child's imagination and interest.
To help your child read these stories, you can start by reading the story aloud to them and discussing the characters, plot, and setting. Encourage your child to ask questions and make predictions about what might happen next.
To further support your child's reading development, set aside a specific time each day for reading. This could be before bedtime or during a designated "reading time" in the afternoon. By making reading a daily habit, you can help your child improve their reading skills and develop a lifelong love for reading.