Category Archives: Lovin Literacy

Child’s Voice staff and families enjoy “Read Around Town” event

CHILD’S VOICE STUDENTS ON THE ROAD TO READING On Saturday, the Child’s Voice Read Around Town Program hosted dozens of parents and children for the “Road to Reading” literacy workshop. This event featured four pit stops for families to learn about different reading components. The pit stops focused on reading strategies, comprehension, sight words, phonics, […]

Lovin’ Literacy – Building Comprehension

Child's Voice student reading with their parent

Children learn to read through reading sight words and learning to decode the sounds in each word.  Then they have to learn to comprehend what they’ve read.  Reading comprehension can be a challenge for students with a hearing loss due to vocabulary and language delays. One way parents can work on reading comprehension at home […]

Lovin’ Literacy – Tips on Decoding for Early Readers

Reading is a process, and once students have the knowledge of letters and letter sounds, they can start to decode on their own.  When your child is reading independently, it is important for them to have a process for sounding out “tricky words”.  Here are some strategies you can practice at home: Start to say […]

Books make great holiday gifts!

The holidays are quickly approaching and it is time to think about gift giving.  Books make great gifts for children of all ages.  You could choose books about the holidays or your child’s favorite character.  Books are a wonderful way to develop your child’s vocabulary, language and world knowledge. What should you look for in […]

Lovin’ Literacy – Are you asking the right questions?

Are you asking the right questions when reading with your child?  Good readers are active readers.  As you move from ‘learning to read’ into ‘reading to learn’,  make sure you understand the meaning of the text. It is important to ask questions before, during and after reading.  Here are some examples of questions you can ask in […]

Lovin’ Literacy – May 2017

Lovin’ Literacy – May 2017 Developing a Love of Reading At Child’s Voice, we assess our students using Fountas and Pinnell, which is an A-Z leveling system. Reading level is a tool used to gauge where a student is reading independently. Knowing at which level a child is reading is important to help encourage them […]

Lovin’ Literacy – April 2017

The Cat in the Hat at Child's Voice!

Poetry – Celebrating National Poetry Month Did you know that April is National Poetry Month? Children love reading and listening to stories that incorporate rhyme, rhythm and humor.  Poetry can be very motivating for children and can be used as a wonderful tool to build reading fluency, vocabulary and comprehension skills! One of our favorite […]

Lovin’ Literacy – February 2017

Repeat After Me February is full of fun and our favorite authors! On February 16th, New York Times Best-selling author Eric Litwin is visiting Child’s Voice. He will bring his unique blend of stories, music and fun! Here is an article about the great benefit of “Pete the Cat” stories.  Other books by Mr. Eric include […]