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Resources and Activities

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image big ideas in beginning readingThe 5 Big Ideas were developed as areas of focus for the most effective way to teach reading.

Phonemic awareness, Alphabetic Principle (Phonics), Accuracy and Fluency,
Vocabulary, Comprehension

Learn more about the 5 Big Ideas. Find more useful definitions on our Glossary page.

Pre-K through First Grade Activities To Do With Your Child

Phonemic/Phonological Awareness

Alphabetic Principle Activitie

Alphabetic Principle Activitie

Accuracy and Fluency

Vocabulary

Second and Third Grade Activities To Do With Your Child

Accuracy and Fluency

Vocabulary

Comprehension

Fourth and Fifth Grade Activities To Do With Your Child

Accuracy and Fluency

Vocabulary

Comprehension

Apps for Your Tablet

Here are some other resources and activities you may find useful:

Find informational resources on our Parent Links page.

Reading Rockets - Resources for parents and professionals including reading strategies, lessons, and activities as well as videos and research

Oregon Literacy Framework - To learn and achieve, students need well-developed literacy skills.

  • Implementing the Oregon Literacy Plan ensures that young Oregonians will develop strong reading and writing skills to prepare them to succeed in school, college, and career—without need for remediation.